About us

    Chair and Institute of Power Systems and Power Economics (IAEW) make part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of RWTH Aachen University. There are about 40 full-time staff members at the institute with 30 scientific staff members working in three research groups

    The Institute in numbers

    Thematic fields

    The work at IAEW comprises three thematic fields.

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    Your career with us

    Alexander Fehler, Researcher in the field of power generation and energy markets since 2016

    „At IAEW I like especially that I can work – besides the PHD thesis – in a young and dynamic team in various industry and research projects which address current challenges of the Energiewende.“

    Your Promotion with us


    Hanna Kammering, Student Assistant in the research group Network Planning and Network Operation since 2016.

    „I am very happy about my new interesting and challenging tasks as a student assistant at IAEW. My job gives me the opportunity to gain practical experience in project work and earn some money in parallel to my studies. Furthermore, I really like the group events which are perfect to socialize and get to know research assistants and students at IAEW.“

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