Institute of Electric Energy Technology

The institute offers lectures in energy technology and control technology basics for selected degree courses from the faculty. There are also compulsory and elective modules in energy technology suited for the bachelor’s degree courses in Eelectric Eengineering and Iindustrial Eengineering – Eelectrical Engineering (specialisation in sustainable energy systems) and for the master’s degree course in Eelectrical Technologies.


Executive management

Prof. Dr. Ulf Schümann



The institute’s rooms are located in building 12 (Grenzstraße 3), building 6 (Schwentinestraße 3) and building 11 (Schwentinestraße 7).


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  • Projects and seminars
  • Research and knowledge transfer

Institute Members

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulf Schümann

Executive management

Degree course in Management for the master’s degree in Electric Technologies

Working group: Power Electronics and Drives

  • Power electronics development AC/DC and DC/DC
  • Regulation of electric drives and inverters
  • Power electronics for electric vehicles
  • Inverter for renewable energies



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Wree

  • Automation technology
  • Control technology
  • Computer-aided measurement technology
  • Industry 4,0



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Wehrend

Head of the Eexaminations Office at the Faculty of Computer Science and Electric Engineering


  • Electric grids/smart grids
  • IEC 61850/IED’s
  • Digital protection and control technology for the power grids
  • Protection device testing (OMICRON testing tools)
  • Network calculation and simulation, especially transient time periods
  • ATP-EMTP (Electromagnetic Transients Program)/DigSilent Power Factory



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Rethmeier

  • High- voltage technology
  • Electric energy supply
  • Energy cable technology
  • Dialectric diagnosis
  • Partial discharge measurement
  • Online measurement



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jürgen Hinrichs

  • Electric grids
  • Grid integration of renewable energies
  • Measurement of the grid quality
  • Technology for measurement, testing and analysis of grid impedance
  • Energy conversion and decentralised generation

Labore des Instituts für elektrische Energietechnik

  • Laboratory for electrical machines
  • Laboratory for the regulation of electric drives
  • Laboratory for power electronics
  • Laboratory for lightning current simulation
  • Laboratory for high voltage technology
  • Laboratory for electrical systems
  • Laboratory for renewable energies and energy conversion
  • Laboratory for computer-aided measurement technology
  • Laboratory for industrial control technology
  • Laboratory for control technology