Professor in Electric Power Systems, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Dr. Andersson was born in Malmö, Sweden. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degree from the University of Lund in 1975 and 1980, respectively. In 1980 he joined ASEA:s, now ABB, HVDC division in Ludvika, Sweden, where he worked with design and control HVDC systems. In 1986 he was appointed full professor in electric power systems at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2000 he is full professor in electric power systems at ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) where he heads the powers system laboratory. His research interests are in power system analysis and control, in particular power systems dynamics and control involving HVDC and other power electronics based equipment. Another research direction concerns future energy systems and the integration of fluctuating renewable power sources.
Göran Andersson is Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, and foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He was the recipient of the IEEE PES Outstanding Power Educator Award 2007, the George Montefiore International Award 2010, and the IEEE PES Prabha S. Kundur Power System Dynamics and Control Award 2016.