C.G.E. (Korneel) Wijnands - Expertise

Wijnands, C.G.E.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Electrical Power Conversion Components
Department :
Department of Electrical Engineering
Section :
Electromechanics and Power Electronics
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
FLX 2.109
Tel :
+31 40-247 5358
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Email :

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Korneel Wijnands was born in Breukelen, The Netherlands, in 1971. He studied Electrical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, with specialization ‘Electrical Power Systems’. After his graduation in 1994 he started as an electronic developer at Prodrive B.V., a just initiated spin-off company of the TU\e. In the period 1994-2017 he fulfilled several positions in both technical and management functions. In these positions he had a significant contribution to the research and development of tens of power electronic solutions for the medical, high tech and automotive industry. Since 2009 he was part time appointed (0.2FTE) in the ‘Electromechanics and Power Electronics’ (EPE) group, starting as Fellow of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and since 2014 as Fellow of the Eindhoven University of Technology. Since September 2017 he is appointed as full time Professor in ‘Electrical Power Conversion Components’ in the EPE group of Prof. Elena Lomonova. Next to his research activities, he is also appointed as Director of the ‘Center for Electrical Energy Technology and Systems’ of the faculty of Electrical Engineering.