Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Braun

Head of the the department of energy management and power system operation

Director Grid Planning and Operation Division at Fraunhofer IEE


Mail: martin.braun[at]​uni-kassel.​de
Phone +49 561 804-6202

Martin Braun


Mail: e2n[at]

Phone +49 561 804-6201
Fax +49 561 804-6434


Office hours:

Monday - Friday: 9 am - 1 pm


  • 2005: Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical engineering and IT (Stuttgart University)
  • 2005: Dipl.-Kfm. techn. in technically oriented business administration (Stuttgart University)
  • 2008: Dr.-Ing. with the dissertation „Provision of Ancillary Services by Distributed Generators" (Kassel University)
  • 2005-2008: Research associate at ISET, Kassel
  • 2009-2012: Head of the research group "Dezentrale Netzdienstleistungen" at the Fraunhofer IWES, Kassel
  • 2010-2012: Assistant professor for "Smart Power Grids" at the Stuttgart University
  • since 2012: Head of the department "Grid Planning and Grid Operation" at the Fraunhofer IEE (formerly Fraunhofer IWES), Kassel
  • since 2012: Professor at the Kassel University
    Head of the the department of energy management and power system operation (e²n) associated with the Centre of Competence for Distributed Electric Power Technology (KDEE)



Committee activities

  • Regular Member CIGRÉ SC6
  • Member CIGRÉ WG C6.22 "Microgrids Evolution Roadmap"
  • Member JWG C4/C6.35/CIRED “Modelling and dynamic performance of inverter based generation in power system transmission and distribution studies”
  • Member JWG C6.25/B5/CIRED “Control and Automation Systems for Electricity Distribution Networks of the Future”
  • Member VDE/ETG
  • Member DK CIRED
  • Senior Member IEEE PES
  • Executive Committee Member of the IEEE PES German Chapter IEEE Task Force Chair “Network Restoration with Renewable Energies”
  • IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Task 14: Subtask 2: „High Penetration of PV in Distribution Grids" (Subtask Lead and National Expert) Member of Scientific Advisory Board WIK Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference