H.J. (Henk jan) Bergveld - Expertise

Bergveld, H.J.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Embedded Control in Energy Management
Department :
Department of Electrical Engineering
Section :
Control Systems
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
FLX 5.130
Email :

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  • Photovoltaic (pv) systems
  • Power management
  • Battery management




Henk Jan Bergveld was born in Enschede, the Netherlands, in 1970. He received his M.Sc. degree (cum laude) and his Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, Enschede, in 1994 and 2001, respectively. He joined Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in 1994. His research interest was modeling of rechargeable batteries to design better battery management systems. This work resulted in his Ph.D. degree and the book Battery Management Systems – Design by modeling (Boston, MA: Kluwer, 2002). He is currently a Principal Scientist and team leader power management in the Central Research and Development Department of NXP Semiconductors in Eindhoven, as well as a part-time professor in the field of “Embedded Control in Energy Management” at Eindhoven University of Technology. His main research interests include electronics for PhotoVoltaic systems, DC/DC converters, battery management systems for electrical vehicles and class-D amplifiers.