Prof. Dr. Michael Weinhold
Prof. Dr. Michael Weinhold, born on February 2, 1964, is serving as a Chief Technological Officer, in the energy management division in Siemens, AG. After completing his Electrical Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) and Purdue University, West Lafayette (USA), and Dr.-Ing. Degree for Research Assistant Power Electronics at Ruhr-University, he worked as a network planning Engineer, at Siemens, AG, from 1993-2002, as commissioning engineer high voltage systems, from 2002-2004, chief technological engineer, Power transmission and distribution, from 2004- 2008, as Chief technological officer, Siemens, AG, from 2008-2014, and finally as Chief technological officer, in energy management division, from 2014 till present. In 1997, he was awarded as the “Siemens Inventer of the Year”, in 2008, he bagged the “Siemens Top Inovator” award, in 2011, his exceptional work as an “Adjunct Professor” was recognized at Danish Technical University, in 2013, he became the Chief Key Expert, and in 2014 till present, he is serving as a member of the supervisory board and advisory council of Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH.