Prof. Dr. Thomas Leibfried

University of Karlsruhe, Germany

After having received his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Stuttgart, Germany, Thomas worked for Siemens.

In the Power Transformer division he held several different positions beginning in the development department and testing department, then head of the test field in the Siemens Nuremberg Transformer Factory. In 2002 he became Technical Director of the business unit "Monitoring and Service".

Since 2002 he is the Director of the Institute of Electric Energy Systems and High-Voltage Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Thomas is active in various national and international committees.