Politehnica University Timisoara




13 January 2017






Politehnica University of Timisoara was delighted to award the title Doctor Honoris Causa to professor Frede Blaabjerg who teaches at Aalborg University in Denmark. Within this ceremony, mr. Blaabjerg presented the dissertation “Experience in Education and Research”.

Considering the scientific, educational and managerial activity worldwide, the 20 years collaboration and the essential contributions in developing, Politehnica University of Timisoara decided to award professor Frede Blaabjerg the Doctor Honoris Causa title.

Frede Blaabjerg – short history

He was born in 1963, in Denmark. He received his Ph. D. in Power Electronics Engineering at Aalborg University in 1995, where today he is a full professor after being the dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Science and the Faculty of Medicine from 2006 to 2013 and the head of the University’s International Doctoral School in 2005.

He published as an author/co-author over 1000 scientific papers, 380 (800) in magazines (conferences) in Web of Science and edited 4 books in Power Electronics. After all this prestigious work, he was awarded 17 IEEE awards and he has got +14500 citations in Web of Science (h index 56), +47000 in Google Scholar (h index 104).

He hold over 500 technical lectures on a national and international scale. Moreover, as a IEEE Distinguished Lecturer at two societies (PELS and IAS), he hold 45 lectures on 4 continents, with a number of 3000 participants totally. Professor Frede Blaabjerg became a Fellow IEEE in 2003 and received the national research award (1 person/year) “Villum Jahn Rasmussen” (750000 euros) in 2014 for his exceptional contribution in the introduction of aeolian energy in DenmThe scientific research activity which holds him in the first 10 contributors in Power Electronics has been confirmed by:

  • The board of the Aalborg University’s International Doctoral School in 2005; he himself lead over 70 Ph. D. thesis so far.
  • The Faculties of Engineering and Science and the Faculty of Medicine reforms from 2006 to 2013; today, Aalborg University’s students come from over 60 countries, they had few foreign students in 2006;
  • The first Magazine in Power Electronis pages have been trebled, the and the quality has been improved when he lead it for 7 years, until 2015;
  • The effort he commtied in regulating the scientific research, from 2000 until today;
  • The contribution as a vice-president of IEEE-Pels in 2015;
  • Being vice-president of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences in 2015.
Frede Blaabjerg
Frede Blaabjerg
Frede Blaabjerg
Frede Blaabjerg
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