Manuel Gaertner

Director Wide Band Gap & Electrification


Manuel Gärtner joined STMicroelectronics Munich in 1999 and is Director of wide bandgap & Electrification for automotive applications. He has worked as a development engineer for smart power products and as a research engineer at the university of Berlin and in the Fraunhofer Institute ISiT. He has published over 35 articles and conference speeches on automotive power electronics and holds several patents. He is member of the EEHE Scientific Advisory Board, the SIA POWER TRAIN & ELECTRONICS scientific committee for Power Electronics, and he represents STMicroelectronics as principal partner in ECPE.

Company Profile


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