Gabriela Hug

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Hug


Head of Energy Science Center (ESC)
Deputy head of Dep. of Inform.Technol. Electrical Eng.


Full Professor

Contact Data

Tel.: +41 44 633 81 91


ETH Zürich
Gabriela Hug
Inst. f. El. Energieübertragung
ETL  G 26
Physikstrasse 3
8092 Zürich

Organisations Full Professor at the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Research Field

Control and optimization in electric power systems with the objective to integrate renewable generation.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


05/2004 - 04/2008: PhD in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich

10/2004 - 04/2007: Degree in Higher Education Teaching, ETH Zurich

10/1999 - 04/2004: MSc in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich


Professional Experience

09/2019 - present: Full Professor, Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich

06/2015 - 09/2019: Associate Professor (with tenure), Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich

06/2015 - present: Adjunct Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Engineering and Pubic Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

08/2011 - 05/2015: Affiliated Assistant Professor, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

07/2009 - 05/2015: Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

05/2008 - 05/2009: Assistant Network Management Engineer, Special Studies Group, Hydro One, Toronto, Canada


From: 2009
Until: -
Member of IEEE Power Engineering Society
From: 2005
Until: -
IEEE Women in Engineering
From: 2005
Until: -
Student Member, Member, Senior Member of IEEE
Art of Leadership (ALEA) Award, ETH Zürich
Young Scientist Participant, Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum
Eta Kappa Nu Excellence in Teaching Award
Raymond John Wean Foundation Career Development Professorship at Carnegie Mellon University
George Tallman Ladd Award
IEEE Power and Energy Society Outstanding Young Engineer Award
US National Science Foundation Career Award
ABB Research Award
ETG Innovation Award
ETH Medal
Course Catalogue
227-0085-14L Projects & Seminars: Technical and Economic Aspects of Renewable Energy Supply
227-0085-61L Projects & Seminars: Renewable Energies and Net-Zero Emissions Goal in Switzerland
227-0528-00L Power System Dynamics, Control and Operation
227-0530-00L Optimization in Energy Systems
247-0102-00L Electric Power Grid Systems
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