Peter Zacharias (*1957, IEEE M’06) received the Dipl.-Ing. and the Dr.-Ing. degrees in electrical engineering from the “Otto-von-Guericke” University Magdeburg, Germany, in 1979 and 1981, respectively.
He worked at the University of Magdeburg until 1990 as an associate professor for power electronics with the research fields of power electronics for high voltage applications and pulsed power.
From 1990 to 1995 he worked with Lambda Physik Goettingen.
1995-2001 he joined the Institute for Solar Energy Technology (ISET) Kassel.
In 2001 he changed to eupec / Infineon in Warstein.
Since 2005 he is active as a full professor for electric power supply systems at the University of Kassel.
Since January 2009 he is heading the Centre of Competence for Distributed Electric Power Supply Systems (KDEE).
Power electronic converters with wide bandgap semiconductors and controllable magnetic devices in power supply systems.
Power electronic topologies and semiconductor switches, design of magnetics for high-frequency application, design, and application of controllable magnetic devices, renewable energy systems, and its converters
Naresuan University Phitsanulok, Thailand Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brasil Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia