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Prof. Dr. Renato Minamisawa

Prof. Dr. Renato Minamisawa

Prof. Dr. Renato Minamisawa

Activities at the FHNW

Lecturer for Physics and head of the physics laboratory at the FHNW Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences


  • Physics laboratory
  • Heat and radiation
  • Mechanics


  • Digitalization of energy systems
    • Digital twins for optimization, monitoring and diagnostics of electric vehicles and renewable energy sources
    • IOT cloud architecture
    • Analytics development and industrial internet
  • Power semiconductors and electronics
    • Power semiconductor simulation, microfabrication and reliability
    • WBG power semiconductors and electronics
    • Novel converter technologies for electric vehicles and renewable applications
    • Online monitoring diagnostics of power semiconductors
    • Design and fabrication of power semiconductor packaging