MPA-ES Module: Electric Mobility and Transport
Rik W. De Doncker received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, in 1986. In 1987, he joined the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA, as a Visiting Associate Professor. After a short stay as an Adjunct Researcher at the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre, Leuven, he joined, in 1989, the Corporate Research and Development Center, General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY, USA. In 1994, he joined Silicon Power Corporation, Malvern, PA, USA, a former division of General Electric Inc., as the Vice President of Technology. In 1996, he became a Professor with RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, where he currently leads the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives.