Prof. Dr. Christian Weindl

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Grid integration of energy storages
  • Monitoring, diagnostics and condition analysis of equipment and components of electrical power systems
  • Measurement systems and high-voltage testing
  • Aging mechanisms and life-time prognosis of insulating materials and systems
  • Asset management and maintenance strategies for equipment of electrical power systems
  • Simulation and analytical calculation of power systems
  • System interactions and calculation of power converters and highly dynamic AC transmission systems (HVDC & FACTS)


  • Smart Grids
  • Electrical Energy Storages
  • Programming 2
  • Energy System and Component Diagnostics
  • Intelligent Charging Systems


University Activities

  • Head of Institute High-Voltage Technology, Energy System and Asset Diagnostics
  • Head of Lab for smart grid, network diagnostics and storage integration
  • Head of Lab for energy storage applications and intelligent networks
  • Supervisor Assessor of the development plan 2020 of Coburg University

Professional Activities

  • PD at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Reviewer for various scientific journals

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the Smart Grid Community of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the VDE Working Group „Assessment of Partial Discharge Measurements on Medium Voltage Cables”
  • Member of the VDE Working Committee „Energy Systems of the Future“
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the E|Home-Center – Bavarian Technology Center for private Living

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2015: Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Coburg - Area of expertise: Electrical networks and storage integration
  • 2014: Lecture: Electrical Power Supply with Regenerative Energy Sources – Part: Smart Distribution Systems
  • 2013: Call for private lecturer (associate professor) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2012: Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation)
  • 2011: Adoption of the subject and lecture "High Power Rectifiers" (lecture , examination authorization of the University)
  • Since 2000: responsible for the field of "High Voltage Engineering" (lecture, plant engineering, externally funded projects, examination authorization of the University)
  • 2000: Foundation and development of a consulting company in cooperation with the State of Bavaria
  • 2000: PhD at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Multiyear employment and activity for the Siemens AG Erlangen, PTD Power Transmission and Distribution - Network Consulting
  • 11 years Independent Personal Services (Optimization Software & Database Systems)
  • 1993: Final Degree in Electrical Engineering – University of Erlangen-Nuremberg