Background and activities

Yannick Cyiza Karekezi is currently a Ph.D. student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He is currently working at the Department of Electric Power Engineering, specializing in the design of electrical machines for the Ph.D. project “A Novel Modular HVDC Generator for Offshore Wind”. He holds a Master's degree in electrical power engineering from NTNU.

Since 2021, he has been serving as a board member for the IEEE Power and Energy Society Chapter of Norway

Research interest

  • Salient pole synchronous machine design and analysis
  • permanent magnet synchronous machine design and analysis
  • Modular HVDC permanent magnet synchronous machine design
  • Offshore wind generation and flexible hydropower generation

Scientific, academic and artistic work