Frede Blaabjerg;  Chair -

Prof. Frede Blaabjerg


Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy

  • Prof. Frede Blaabjerg was with ABB-Scandia, Randers, Denmark, from 1987 to 1988. He got the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Aalborg University in 1995. He became Full Professor of power electronics and drives in 1998 at AAU Energy. From 2017 he became a Villum Investigator. He is honoris causa at University Politehnica Timisoara (UPT), Romania in 2017 and Tallinn Technical University (TTU), Estonia in 2018. His current research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in wind turbines, PV systems, reliability, Power-2-X, power quality and adjustable speed drives. He has published more than 600 journal papers in the fields of power electronics and its applications. He is the co-author of ten monographs and editor of fourteen books in power electronics and its applications. Among many awards he has received the IEEE Edison Medal. He has recently been appointed to co-lead the Danish Pioneer center for Materials Discovery for Power-2-X processes (CAPeX) together with DTU, which is a major research grant for 13 Years with more than 100 PhDs and post docs. He has been chairman of the Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy since 2020.