Dr. Klaus Krischan received the Dipl.-Ing. and Dr.techn. degrees in electrical engineering from Graz University of Technology, in 1990 and 1995 respectively. He has been with the Electric Drives and Machines Institute since his graduation, where he now holds the position of Assistant Professor. He has developed and taught various courses and laboratory exercises on power electronics, electric drives and machines. He is a member of the committee on curricula at Graz University of Technology. He is thereby involved in the development and revision of the different degree programs offered by TU Graz.