Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Becker

Head of Institute


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Becker
E-6 Elektrische Energietechnik
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Harburger Schloßstraße 36,
21079 Hamburg
Building HS36, Room C3 1.009
Phone: +49 40 42878 3113


1991 - 1996 Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering at TU Dortmund University
1996 - 2002 Research Associate at TU Dortmund University, Institute of Electrical Power Systems, Prof. Handschin
2001 Dr.-Ing. degree at TU Dortmund University, Topic: Autonomous Systems for Co-ordinating control of FACTS
2002 - 2015 Industrial Research and Development at AIRBUS, Systems Engineering Environmental Control Domain:
  • 2002 - 2004: System Engineer A380
  • 2005 - 2010: Project Lead within AIRBUS programmes A380, A350XWB, Multifunctional Fuel Cell and Technical Lead Engineer SA, LR, A350XWB, A380, A400M
  • 2010 - 2015: Head of Organizational Unit “Ventilation Control & System Integration”
2015 - now Head of Institute of Electrical Power and Energy Technology (ieet) at TUHH


TUHH Open Research (TORE)











  • Becker, C.; Giese, T.; Krakowski, D.; Krittian, S.; Scherer, T. (2013). Efficiency of Model Based Methodologies in Air Systems Engineering. Proc. of the 4th International Workshop on Aircraft System Technologies (AST 2013) O. von Estorff, F. Thielecke (Hrsg.), Shaker Verlag: Hamburg


  • Becker, C.; Giese, T. (2011). Application of Model Based Functional Specification Methods to Environmental Control Systems Engineering. SAE International Journal of Aerospace: November 2011. Vol. 4. (No. 2), pp. 637-651 [doi]


  • Becker, C. (2009). Rule Based Co-ordination of Power Flow Controllers. EES-UETP (“Electric Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Partnership”), Course “Coordinated Power Flow Control in Transmission Networks”, Institute of Power Systems and Power Economics, Technische Universität Dortmund


  • Becker, C. (2003). Development of a Coordinating Autonomous FACTS Control System. In hg. C. Rehtanz (Eds.) Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Agents in Power System Control and Operation Springer: Berlin/Heidelberg/New York pp. 179-203 [www]

  • Becker, C.; Lerche, T.; Repp, S. (2003). Environmental Control Systems for Large Civil Aircraft. DGLR-Workshop Luftsysteme in Flugzeugen und Triebwerken, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DGLR-Bericht 2003-03 Ottobrunn


  • L’Abbate, A.; Trovato, M.; Becker, C.; Handschin, E. (2002). Advanced Steady-State Models of UPFC for Power System Studies. Proc. of IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting Chicago, USA pp. 449-454 [doi]

  • Handschin E.; Becker, C.; Leder, C.; Neumann, H. (2002). The influence of FACTS devices on short-circuit behaviour. 14th Power Systems and Computation Conference (PSCC) Sevilla, Spain


  • Becker, C.; Handschin E. (2001). A Multiagent Approach for Secure Operation of FACTS. Proc. of Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control V - Security and Reliability in a Changing Environment Onomichi, Japan

  • L’Abbate, A.; Trovato, M.; Becker, C.; Handschin, E. (2001). FACTS Devices in Liberalized Power Systems: An Approach to Loop Flow Problems. Proc. of IEEE Porto Power Tech Porto, Portugal [doi]

  • Leder, C.; Finkelmann, M.; Becker, C. (2001). Self-Organizing Maps for Voltage Stability Assessment and Predictive Power Systems Control. CIGRÉ SC34 (Protection and local control) Colloquium Sibiu, Romania


  • Becker, C. (2000). Autonome Systeme zur koordinierenden Regelung von FACTS-Geräten. Universität Dortmund, Dissertation

  • Becker, C.; Leder, C.; Rehtanz, C. (2000). Autonomous Systems for Preventive Co-ordinated Control of FACTS-Devices. International Workshop Liberalisation and Modernisation of Power Systems: Operation and Control Problems Irkutsk, Russia

  • Leder, C.; Becker, C.; Rehtanz, C. (2000). Visualization of Large Scale Power Systems Based on Online Security Assessment and Pre-Calculated Control Actions. International Workshop Liberalisation and Modernisation of Power Systems: Operation and Control Problems Irkutsk, Russia


  • Handschin, E.; Becker, C.; Brosda, J.; Rehtanz, C.; Moon, S.-I.; Park, J.K. (1999). Automatic Fuzzy Rule Generation for Co-ordination of FACTS-Devices. Journal of Electrical Engineering and Information Science. Vol. 4. (No. 6), pp. 747-753

  • Becker, C.; Rehtanz, C. (1999). Fuzzy-koordinierte Regelung von FACTS-Geräten mit netztopologieabhängigen Regelbasen. 9. Workshop Fuzzy Control des GMA-FA 5.22 Dortmund


  • Becker, C.; Rehtanz, C. (1998). Autonomous Systems for Intelligent Co-ordinated Control of FACTS-Devices. Proc. of Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control IV - Restructuring Santorini, Greece pp. 691-7

  • Becker, C.; Handschin, E.; Rehtanz, C. (1998). Co-ordinated Decentralized Control of FACTS-Devices Applying Autonomous Systems. International Conference on Electrical Engineering Kyongju, Korea