Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Reuter

Managing Director Fraunhofer IWES

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Reuter

Managing Director Fraunhofer IWES

Biography

Andreas Reuter works as professor for wind energy technology at the Leibniz University of Hannover and managing director of the Fraunhofer institute for wind energy systems (IWES) with a total of 200 scientific employees and a well established testing infrastructure.

His education is in aviation and space technology, after completing his doctorial thesis on fatigue of wind turbines at the Technical University of Berlin he has worked in the wind industry for 15 years for various companies as project engineer, director of engineering and managing director. In this role he was in responsible for the design of one of the world’s most successful wind turbine and some early offshore projects in Europe. In 2010 he returned into the scientific community where he worked on on- and offshore topics in close cooperation with major industry players.