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Engineering educator

Alfred Christophe Rufer, Swiss engineering educator. Achievements include 10 patents for power electronics, energy conversion, industrial electronics, energy storage by supercapacitors. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate), American Society of Echocardiography/SEV, PCIM (deputy director conference since 1999).

Background

Rufer, Alfred Christophe was born on January 14, 1951 in St. Immier, Berne, Switzerland. Son of Alfred and Alvine Rufer.

Education

England Diploma, Ecole Polytech. Federal, 1976.

Career

Assistant Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne, 1976-1978, assistant professor, 1992-1997, professor, since 1997. Director DE-LEI Laboratory d'electrical industrial, since 1997, chairman electrical engineering, since 2000. Member technical staff Asea Brown Boveri, Turgi, Switzerland, 1978-1984, supervisor Research and Development, 1989-1990, head department Research and Development, 1990-1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 10 patents for power electronics, energy conversion, industrial electronics, energy storage by supercapacitors.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate), American Society of Echocardiography/SEV, PCIM (deputy director conference since 1999).

Connections

Married Brigitte Widmer, August 13, 1983. Children: Anne-Chantal, Celine.

father:
Alfred Rufer

mother:
Alvine Rufer

spouse:
Brigitte Widmer

children:
Anne-Chantal Rufer

Celine Rufer