Welcome at the Institute of Electrical Engineering (ETI)
At the Institute of Electrical Engineering (ETI) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), experts in power electronics, electrical machines, drive control, and energy storage systems conduct research. With about 70 employees, interdisciplinary cooperation of these neighboring research areas takes place in order to improve the increasing requirements in terms of power density, functionality, and energy efficiency and to create innovations.
In addition to research and teaching, the ETI is working on a wide range of projects in close cooperation with industry and public project sponsors to find innovative solutions and concepts for the future. In addition, the ETI offers an extensive equipment pool in which prototypes are built and tested for use.
The Electrotechnical Institute celebrated its 125th anniversary and the retirement of Prof. Braun on July 7. The two-year delay due to the pandemic did not inhibit the celebratory mood. The 170 invited guests enjoyed various technical and historical lectures. One of the highlights was the joint lecture by the current institute management together with Georg Schuisky, who had traveled from Sweden for the occasion. In the lecture, not only was the history of the institute presented, but it was also brought to life through the eyewitness account of Schuisky's father. Another special guest was the grandniece of the Institute's founder Prof. Arnold. Prof. Braun closed the official part of the celebration with his final speech and drew a varied summary of his management of the institute.
In December 2022, the ceremonial handover of two design panels for Dynabobau took place. Prof. Hiller received the boards from Willem de Jong on behalf of the institute's management.
Link to full article: "Return of two Portfolios to the Karlsruhe ETI", Newcomen Society Sept. 2023
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