Prof. Dr.-Ing C. Sourkounis
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Constantinos Sourkounis



Contact

Tel: +49 (234) 32 - 25776
Fax: +49 (234) 32 - 14597
E-Mail: office@enesys.rub.de

Address:
Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44801 Bochum, Germany



Curriculum Vitae

Study and Research Activities:

since 2003 Professorship of Power Systems Technology at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr-University Bochum
1999-2003 Administration of the research group for Drive Engineering as Senior Engineer at the institute for Electrical Power Engineering, TU Clausthal
1994-1999 Head of the research group AMOEVES (Autonomous Modulare Power Supply Systems) and responsable for the IEE sub-project from the project A18 "Increase of availability and occupancy rate for shredder facilities" by SFB 180, TU Clausthal
1994 Ph. D. with the subject: Wind power converter with maximum energy yield at under-perfomingmains
1989-1998 Research Assistant at the institute for Electrical Power Engineering, TU Clausthal
1989 German Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, main field Power Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, TU Clausthal

 

Collegiate and other Activities:

since 2017 Goup leader of the work group "Flexibilisation of the Energy System" as part of the "Energy Research Network - Power Supply Systems" (BMWI)
since 2013 Member of the board of Trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Power Systems Technology (Fraunhofer IWES)
since 2013 Chairman of the Advisory Council of the "Energy Efficiency Center Bochum"
since 2013 Reviewer for IET Renewable Power Generation
2011/2012 Member of the international Jury for the Austrian Research and Technology Programme "New Energies 2020" as well as "e-Mission" of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
since 2014  2006-2008 Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Ruhr-University Bochum
2009-2015 Member of the Board of the NRW Research School "Energy Efficient Production and Logistics" (MIWF NRW)
2009-2014 Member of the platform "E-Mobility: Infrastructure" of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Construction and Urban Development
2008-2014 Chairman of the examination board of the Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr-University Bochum
2008-2011 Expert for the Federal Court of Justice in Wind Energy
2008-2011 Member of the Senate of the Ruhr-University Bochum
since 2006 Reviewer for IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IEEE IES)
since 2005 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Magazine "Drive Technology" (drive systems of wind energy converters)
1996-2003 Member of the examination board for the department Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering, TU Clausthal
1990-1992 Chairman of the greece student community, TU Clausthal
1987-1988 Member of the student parliament, TU Clausthal
1986-1988 Member of the foreigner council, TU Clausthal
1984-1988 Chairman of the greece student community, TU Clausthal

 


Courses

Lectures

  • Introduction to electric mobility
  • Energy storage systems
  • Introduction to power systems technology
  • Mechatronic drive systems
  • Renewable electric power engineering

Internships and Seminars

  • Introduction to power systems technology
  • Renewable electric power engineering


Publications