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Mr Christian Pössniker

Postgraduate Researcher

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I am a postgraduate research student within the Smart Grids Research Cluster in the Renewable Energies department. My research is focusing on ageing transformer insulation systems and overloading constraints based on experimental studies.

The research is supervised by Professor Zhongdong Wang and Dr Shanika Matharage.

Research interests

  • Transformer monitoring and asset management
  • Transformer insulating materials
  • Ageing of transformer insulating material
  • Impact of low carbon technology integration to the assets in the electrical grid/network


Qualifications

  • 2019 M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, High Voltage Technology (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • 2017 M.Eng./B.Eng.(hons) Electrical Engineering, Power Systems (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • 2015 B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, High Voltage Technology (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • 2010 Certified electronics technician, graduation from a 3.5-year industry craftsman apprenticeship (Gustav Klein GmbH & Co. KG, Germany)


Career

  • 2019 Research assistant at the Chair of High Voltage Engineering and Switchgear Technology (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • 2019 Student research assistant at the Chair of High Voltage Engineering and Switchgear Technology (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • 2010-2018 Practical working experience in the industry as a certified electronics technician (Gustav Klein GmbH & Co. KG, Germany)