Institut für Mechatronik im Maschinenbau M-4
Institut für Mechatronik im Maschinenbau M-4

Günter Ackermann, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (im Ruhestand)


Technische Universität Hamburg

Institut für Mechatronik im Maschinenbau, ehemals Institut für Elektrische Energiesysteme und Automation (M-4)

Gebäude O (Eißendorfer Str. 38)

Raum 016

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 428-78-4215



2017 - currentEmeritus Professor
1995 - 2017Professor at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), head of the Institute „Electric Power Systems and Automation“
1985 - 1994Engineer (research and development) and from 1987 head of the department for development of automation for ships in Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH (todays name)
1986PhD (TUHH); doctoral thesis about the monitoring of the temperature in rotating electrical machines
1979 - 1980Engineer (research and development) in the former company AEG

1977 - 1979
1980 - 1985

Academic in institutes of the University of Hannover and of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
1972 - 1977Academic studies at the University of Hannover (Electrical engineering – electrical power engineering); final degree: Diplom

Positions referring to maritime technology:

  • Chairman of the expert committee “Marine electrical engineering” of the “Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft e.V. – STG” (1998 - 2015)
  • Chairman of the scientific advisory council of the STG (2006 - 2013)
  • Member of the Council of the STG (2006 - 2017)

Selection of Publications:

G. Ackermann: Simulation and Control of Harmonics in Ship Networks, International Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST2013, Vancouver) 

G. Ackermann, H. Knirsch: Simulationsunterstützte oberschwingungsgerechte Auslegung von Schiffsbordnetzen (Simulation supported design of the power grids on board of ships and control of harmonics); Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft 2013

P. Dubucq, G. Ackermann: Optimal Use of Energy Storage Potentials in a Renewable Energy System with District Heating, Energy Procedia, Volume 135, 2017, ISSN: 1876-6102

P. Dubucq, G. Ackermann: Frequency control in coupled energy systems with high penetration of renewable energies, International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP)

C. Thiem, C. Gentner, G. Ackermann: Methanol Powered Fuel Cell Systems for Marine Applications; SCC2015: Shipping in Changing Climates Conference 2015