István Erlich received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Dresden, Germany, in 1976 and his Ph.D. in 1983 from the same university. After his studies, he worked in Hungary, Berlin and Dresden (Germany) in different fields of power engineering. Since 1998, he is Professor and head of the Institute of Electrical Power Systems of the University Duisburg‑Essen, Germany. His major scientific interest is focused on power system stability and control, modelling and simulation of power system dynamics including intelligent system applications, smart grids and renewable energy sources. He is a member of VDE and senior member of IEEE. He is also the current Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee 6.3 on Power and Energy Systems.
Prof. István Erlich
Chair Professor of Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
Head of the Institute of Electrical Power Systems
University of Duisburg-Essen
Address: Bismarckstr. 81, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
Tel.: (+49) 203-3791032
Fax: (+49) 203-3792749