Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands

The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a leading international university of technology specializing in Engineering Science & Technology. Through excellent teaching and research, TU/e contributes to the progress in the technical sciences, to the development of technological innovations, and as a result to the growth of prosperity and welfare of the whole society. The key personnel is affiliated with the Electrical Energy Systems (EES) group of TU/e. EES group has world-class research in addressing the challenges for the next-generation sustainable electrical energy systems. EES’s knowledge of advanced power conversion technologies and system integration methodologies supports the electrification of e-mobility.

Key persons

Dr. Dongsheng Yang

Prof. Guus Pemen

Dr. Levy Ferreira Costa

Dr. Bas Vermulst

Key research facilities, infrastructure and equipment

Smart Grid Lab: a double room laboratory equipped with a lot of experimental facilities including 45kVA programmable 3 phase source; 15kVA programmable 3 phase source; 9kVA programmable load; 30kW adjustable load; 2 Wind power generators; Photovoltaic systems; Active and passive filters.

Medium Voltage Lab: the department has invested 1.3 million to build a medium voltage lab that is currently under construction (to be put into use around Sept of 2022 ).

General facilities: TU/e is a public technical university with a staff of about 5.000 and a total number of students of about 11.000. The university comprises 9 departments and is situated in the center of one of the most powerful technology hubs in the world: Brainport Eindhoven. The university has more than sufficient capacity to host and supervise the research and training of the recruited ESRs.

Status of research premises

All research facilities are owned by TU/e and wholly independent from other beneficiaries and associated partners in the consortium.

Previous involvement

SILIKA (721732): http://silika-project.eu/
oCPS MSCA network (674875): http://ocps-itn.eu/
NeMeCo MSCA network (676240): http://nemeco.ele.tue.nl/
Mean4SG (676042): http://www.mean4sg-itn.eu/

Current involvement

PhilHumans (812882): https://www.philhumans.eu/
ASSTRA (765774): https://www.asstra-itn.eu/
MyWawe (860023): https://mywave-project.eu/
BIGMATH (812912): http://itn-bigmath.unimi.it/
ETERNITY (955816): https://eternity-project.eu/

Other relevant efforts

Innovation product: in cooperation with Prodrive, Enexis, Alliander and Kema we are designing and building a prototype of a solid-state transformer for substations with 10kVA power rating.

Publications: key personnel has published many articles in top-level journals on design, analysis
and implementation of high power-high performance power conversion systems.