Prof. Dr.-Ing.Martin Braun studied Electrical Engineering and Economics at the University of Stuttgart and received a European Ph.D. at the University of Kassel on “Provision of Ancillary Services by Distributed Generators” in 2008.
Since 2005 he is in various positions in research on power systems and grid integration of distributed reneable energies and storage. Since 2012 he is full professor at the University of Kassel for “Energy Management and Power Systems Operation”.
From 2012-2017 he was head of the department “Distribution System Operation” at Fraunhofer IWES. Since 2018 he is head of “Grid Planning and Operation” at the Fraunhofer IEE.
He has published more than 200 scientific papers. Internationally, he is active in various positions in IEEE and CIGRÉ.