Alex P. M. Van den Bossche received the M.S. and the Ph.D. degrees in electromechanical engineering from Ghent University Belgium, in 1980 and 1990 respectively. He worked there at the Electrical Energy Laboratory (EELAB). Since 1993, he is professor at the same university in the same field. His research is in the field of electrical drives, power electronics on various converter types and passive components and magnetic materials. He is also interested in renewable energy conversion, PV converters, ultralight electric vehicles. He is an author of the book Inductors and transformers for power electronics. He was a starter of two spin-off companies active in energy conversion.
Power electronics, vehicles, energy conversion