Ewald Fuchs
Professor Emeritus
Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Systems

Education and Industrial Experience

  • Dipl.-Ing. (MS) degree from Universität Stuttgart,1967
  • PhD from University of Colorado,1970;
  • Siemens AG power plant manufacturing facility in Mülheim/Ruhr, 1971-1978
  • Faculty appointments (associate professor, full professor) in ECEE Department, University of Colorado Boulder 1978-2011; Professor Emeritus 2011-present


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  • Fulbright Scholarship to USA, 1967
  • University of Colorado Fellowship 1969-1970
  • Best Paper Prize 1972 awarded by Verein Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE) for “Magnetic Fields in Nonlinear Turbogenerators at No-Load and Balanced Loads," first published in Third Reno Conference on Magnetic Fields, University of Nevada, 1971
  • IEEE  Power System Relaying Committee Award,1989
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society prize paper award, “Influence of Harmonics on Power Distribution System Protection” 1989, published first in IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, Vol. PWRD- 3, No. 2, 1988
  • IEEE Life Fellow, 1990
  • IEEE Industry Applications Society Richard Harold Kaufmann Award, with the citation “For contributions to power quality in power system operation, electric machines, renewable energy, and drives”, to be awarded Nov 2023