The Highly Efficient And Reliable smart Transformer (HEART)

Principal Investigator

The project is led by Professor Marco Liserre. He is a Full Professor and holds the Chair of Power Electronics at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (Germany). He has published over 200 technical papers (more than 70 of them in international peer-reviewed journals), and a book (Grid Converters for Photovoltaic and Wind Power Systems, ISBN-10: 0-470-05751-3 – IEEE-Wiley, second reprint, also translated in Chinese). Marco Liserre is listed in ISI Thomson report “The world’s most influential scientific minds” from 2014. He has been the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Founder and the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Renewable Energy Systems, Co-Chairman of the International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2010), IES Vice-President responsible of the publications. He has received the IES 2009 Early Career Award, the IES 2011 Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award, the 2014 Dr. Bimal Bose Energy Systems Award, the 2011 Industrial Electronics Magazine best paper award and the Third Prize paper award by the Industrial Power Converter Committee at ECCE 2012, 2012. He is senior member of IES AdCom. In 2013 he has been elevated to the IEEE fellow grade with the following citation “for contributions to grid connection of renewable energy systems and industrial drives”.
Chair of Power Electronics

  • Chair of Power Electronics, CAU Kiel