Georgios Papafotiou

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Georgios Papafotiou


Georgios Papafotiou (M'03) received the Diploma and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1997 and 2002, respectively.

He joined the ABB Corporate Research Center, Dättwil, Switzerland, in 2006, where he worked on the development of modern control and estimation methods for power electronics applications. Since 2017, he has been Quality and Customer Experience Manager, System Drives at ABB. Former positions at ABB include Global R&D Manager, MV Drives Control HW & SW, leading the Power Electronics Systems Team, ABB Corporate Research Center, Dättwil. From 2003 to 2006, he was with the Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, where he worked on MPC for hybrid systems, with a special focus on dc/dc converters and induction motor drives.

Positions & Affiliations

ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB)