Texas Tech University

Michael G. Giesselmann, Ph.D., P.E.

ECE Department Chair and Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email:  michael.giesselmann@ttu.edu

Phone: (806)742-3462

Fax: (806)742-1281

Address:
Box 43102
Lubbock, TX 79409

Education:

  • M.S.ECE, Technical University in Darmstadt (Germany), 1981
  • Dr. Ing. ECE, Technical University in Darmstadt (Germany), 1986

Research Interests:

  • Power Electronics
  • AC Motor Drives
  • Rotating Machines
  • Utility Power Systems
  • Transformer Design
  • Pulsed Power Technology
  • Computer Simulations
  • Ignitrons
  • Gas Discharges
  • High Voltage and High Current Design
  • High-speed Optical and Electrical Diagnostics (down to sub-ns regime)
  • Digital Data Acquisition and Image Processing
  • Lasers

Other Interests:

  • Airplane Flight

Projects:

  • Discharge Characteristics of Batteries
  • Breakdown Voltage of Transformer Oil
  • The use of Fire Extinguishers in High Voltage Installations
  • Power Transformer Design for OEC Diasonics

Awards and Professional Societies:

  • Halliburton Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1988 and 1992
  • Ex-Students Association "New Faculty Award", 1990
  • Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1991
  • Department of Electrical Engineering award for "Outstanding Faculty", 1991
  • Charles L. Burford Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1994
  • President's Excellence in Teaching Award, 1995
  • Charter Member and Executive Council Member of the TTU Teaching Academy, 1997
  • "Outstanding Professor Award" Students of the ECE Department, 2000
  • "Outstanding Faculty" Students of the TTU ECE Department, 2003
  • Charles L. Burford Faculty Award, 2004
  • Senior Member of IEEE
    • Power Electronics Society
    • Power Engineering Society
    • Industry Applications Society
    • Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society
    • Industrial Drives Committee
    • Electric Machines Committee
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

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