Location: NH, USA | guillod@otvam.ch |

Citizenship: Switzerland | linkedin.com/in/tguillod |

Birth year: 1989 | github.com/otvam |

- 04.2021 - current
**Researcher**, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, NH, USA*Modeling techniques for high-performance ferrite materials*- 07.2020 - 06.2021
**Independent Engineering Consultant**, Zurich, Switzerland*Magnetic component design, converter optimization, dielectric barrier discharges*- 11.2018 - 07.2020
**Postdoctoral Researcher**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Power Electronic Systems Lab.*Medium-voltage and/or high-frequency magnetics, machine learning, thesis supervision*- 09.2013 - 11.2018
**Research & Teaching Assistant**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Power Electronic Systems Lab.*Design and construction of medium voltage DC-DC converters, teaching*- 04.2013 - 07.2013
**Research Assistant**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, High Voltage Lab.*Study of high voltage corona discharges with mixed AC/DC voltages*- 09.2011 - 12.2011
**Intern**, Bombardier Transport, Propulsion and Controls, Zurich, Switzerland*Simulation of traction chain of high-speed trains (transformer and converter)*- 08.2008 - 09.2009
**Teacher Substitute**, CIFOM-ET, Le Locle, Switzerland*Mathematics and physics teaching at a technical high school*

- 09.2013 - 11.2018
**Doctorate**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Power Electronic Systems Lab.*Modeling and Design of Medium-Voltage Medium-Frequency Transformers*- 02.2011 - 03.2013
**Master of Science**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Electrical Engineering and Inf. Tech.*Focus on numerical methods, field theory, and high voltage technology**Overall grade point average: 5.8 out of 6.0 (with distinction)*- 09.2012 - 03.2013
**Master Thesis**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, High Voltage Lab. (with Swissgrid)*Simulation of AC/DC Hybrid Overhead Lines*- 09.2007 - 02.2011
**Bachelor of Science**, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Electrical Engineering and Inf. Tech.*Major: Energy and Power Electronics**Overall grade point average: 5.5 out of 6.0 (very good)*

- French
- Native speaker
- English
- Fluent (C1) - Master and PhD studies in English, many publications in English
- German
- Fluent (C1) - Bachelor studies in German, Intensivkurs Deutsch als Fremdsprache

- Science
- Numerical simulations, multi-objective optimization, magnetics, converter design,

high-frequency measurements, high-voltage testing, machine learning - Computer
- Linux, Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Illustrator, LaTeX,

COMSOL, Ansys, Altium Designer, Inventor, Simulink, SPICE, PLECS - Programming
- Python, Keras, TensorFlow, MATLAB, Qt, C, Java, DSP, Bash
- Open-source
- Creation and maintenance of scientific open-source tools

- [JESTPE 2021]
**T. Guillod**, P. Czyz, and J. W. Kolar, “Geometrical Optimization of Medium-Frequency Air-Core Transformers for DCX Applications”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2021- [JESTPE 2021]
- P. Czyz,
**T. Guillod**, D. Zhang, F. Krismer, R. Färber, J. Huber, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Analysis of the Performance Limits of 166 kW / 7 kV Air-Core and Magnetic-Core Medium-Voltage Medium-Frequency Transformers for 1:1-DCX Applications”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2021 - [MDPI 2021]
- P. Czyz, P. Papamanolis, F. Trunas Bruguera,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, V. Lazarevic, J. Huber, and J. W. Kolar, “Load-Independent Voltage Balancing of Multi-Level Flying Capacitor Converters in Quasi-2-Level Operation”, MDPI Electronics, 2021 - [JESTPE 2021]
- P. Czyz,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, J. Huber and J. W. Kolar, “Design and Experimental Analysis of 166 kW Medium-Voltage Medium-Frequency Air-Core Transformer for 1:1-DCX Applications”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2021 - [TPEL 2020]
- P. Papamanolis,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Transient Calorimetric Measurement of Ferrite Core Losses up to 50MHz”, IEEE Trans. Power Electron., 2021 - [OJPEL 2020]
- P. Papamanolis,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Minimum Loss Operation and Optimal Design of High-Frequency Inductors for Defined Core and Litz Wire”, IEEE Open Access Journal of Power Electronics, 2020 - [OJPEL 2020]
**T. Guillod**, P. Papamanolis, and J. W. Kolar, “Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Based Fast and Accurate Inductor Modeling and Design”, IEEE Open Access Journal of Power Electronics, 2020- [CPSS 2020]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “Medium-Frequency Transformer Scaling Laws: Derivation, Verification, and Critical Analysis”, IEEE CPSS Trans. on Power Electron. and App., 2020- [MDPI 2019]
- R. Färber,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, J. W. Kolar, and C. M. Franck, “Endurance of Polymeric Insulation Foil Exposed to DC-Biased Medium-Frequency Rectangular Pulse Voltage Stress”, MDPI Energies, 2019 - [JESTPE 2019]
**T. Guillod**, R. Färber, F. Krismer, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Dielectric Losses in Dry-Type Insulation of Medium-Voltage Power Electronic Converters”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2019- [TPEL 2019]
**T. Guillod**, D. Rothmund, and J. W. Kolar, “Active Magnetizing Current Splitting ZVS Modulation of a 7kV/400V DC Transformer”, IEEE Trans. Power Electron., 2019- [JESTPE 2019]
- D. Rothmund,
**T. Guillod**, D. Bortis, and J. W. Kolar, “99% Efficient 10kV SiC-Based 7kV/400V DC-Transformer for Future Data Centers”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2019. - [JESTPE 2019]
- D. Rothmund,
**T. Guillod**, D. Bortis, and J. W. Kolar, “99.1% Efficient 10kV SiC-Based Medium Voltage ZVS Bidirectional Single-Phase PFC AC/DC Stage”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2019. - [ELEN 2018]
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Magnetic Equivalent Circuit of MF Transformers: Modeling and Parameter Uncertainties”, Springer / Electrical Engineering, 2018- [ELEN 2017]
- R. Bosshard,
**T. Guillod**, and J. W. Kolar, “Electromagnetic Field Patterns and Energy Flux of Efficiency Optimal Inductive Power Transfer Systems”, Springer / Electrical Engineering, 2017 - [JESTPE 2017]
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Protection of MV Converters in the Grid: The Case of MV/LV Solid-State Transformers”, IEEE J. Emerg. Sel. Topics Power Electron., 2017- [TPWRD 2014]
**T. Guillod**, M. Pfeiffer, and C. M. Franck, “Improved Coupled Ion-Flow Field Calculation Method for AC/DC Hybrid Overhead Power Lines”, IEEE Trans. Power Del., 2014- [JPIER 2013]
**T. Guillod**, F. Kehl, and C. Hafner, “FEM-based Method for the Simulation of Dielectric Waveguide Grating Biosensors”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 2013- [TPS 2013]
- D. Gerber,
**T. Guillod**, J. Biela, and R. Leutwyler, “Gate Unit with Improved Short Circuit Detection and Turn-Off Capability for 4.5kV Press-Pack IGBTs Operated at 4kA Pulse Current”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 2013

- [COMPEL 2022]
- D. Serrano, H. Li,
**T. Guillod**, S. Wang, M. Luo, C. R. Sullivan, M. Chen, “Neural Network as Datasheet: Modeling B-H Loops of Power Magnetics with Sequence-to-Sequence LSTM Encoder-Decoder Architecture”, IEEE COMPEL, Israel, 2022 - [APEC 2022]
- H. Li, D. Serrano,
**T. Guillod**, E. Dogariu, A. B. Nadler, S. Wang, M. Luo, V. Bansal, Y. Chen, C. R. Sullivan, M. Chen, “MagNet: an Open-Source Database for Data-Driven Magnetic Core Loss Modeling”, IEEE APEC, USA, 2022 - [CIPS 2020]
- M. Kasper, L. Peluso, G. Deboy, G. Knabben,
**T. Guillod**, and J. W. Kolar, “Ultra-high Power Density Server Supplies Employing GaN Power Semiconductors and PCB-Integrated Magnetics”, IEEE CIPS, Germany, 2020 - [APEC 2020]
- P. Papamanolis,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Transient Calorimetric Measurement of Ferrite Core Losses”, IEEE APEC, USA, 2020 - [ECCE Asia 2019]
- P. Czyz, P. Papamanolis,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “New 40kV/300kVA Quasi-2-Level Operated 5-Level Flying Capacitor SiC”Super-Switch" IPM", IEEE ECCE Asia, South Korea, 2018 - [ECCE Asia 2018]
- P. Czyz,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Exploration of the Design and Performance Space of a High Frequency 166kW/10kV SiC Solid-State Air-Core Transformer”, IEEE ECCE Asia, Japan, 2018 - [COMPEL 2017]
**T. Guillod**, J. Huber, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Litz Wire Losses: Effects of Twisting Imperfections”, IEEE COMPEL, USA, 2017- [APEC 2017]
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Electrical Shielding of MV/MF Transformers Subjected to High dv/dt PWM Voltages”, IEEE APEC, USA, 2017- [ECCE USA 2016]
**T. Guillod**, R. Färber, F. Krismer, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Computation and Analysis of Dielectric Losses in MV Power Electronic Converter Insulation”, IEEE ECCE, USA, 2016- [IECON 2015]
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, R. Färber, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Protection of MV/LV Solid-State Transformers in the Distribution Grid”, IEEE IECON, Japan, 2015- [APEC 2015]
- D. Rothmund, G. Ortiz,
**T. Guillod**, and J. W. Kolar, “10kV SiC-Based Isolated DC-DC Converter for Medium-Voltage-Connected SSTs”, IEEE APEC, USA, 2015 - [ECCE USA 2014]
**T. Guillod**, J. Huber, G. Ortiz, A. De, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Characterization of the Voltage and Electric Field Stresses in Multi-Cell Solid-State Transformers”, IEEE ECCE, USA, 2014- [CIPS 2012]
**T. Guillod**, D. Gerber, J. Biela, and A. Müsing, “Design of a PCB Rogowski Coil Based on the PEEC Method”, IEEE CIPS, Germany, 2012- [PPC 2011]
- D. Gerber,
**T. Guillod**, and J. Biela, “IGBT Gate-Drive with PCB Rogowski Coil for Improved Short Circuit Detection and Current Turn-Off Capability”, IEEE PPC, USA, 2011

- [Workshop 2022]
**T. Guillod**and C. R. Sullivan, “Data-Driven Core-Loss Modeling”, ECPE Magnetic Components Workshop, France, 2022- [Workshop 2022]
- C. R. Sullivan and
**T. Guillod**, “Magnetic Core Geometry Influences on Component Performance”, PSMA Workshop, High Frequency Power Magnetics, USA, 2022 - [Workshop 2021]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “ANN Powered Models for Magnetic Components”, ECPE Online Workshop, Steps towards Design Automation & Artificial Intelligence in Power Electronics, 2021- [Talk 2021]
- J. W. Kolar, J. Huber, and
**T. Guillod**, “Fundamentals and Application Oriented Evaluation of Solid State Transformer Concepts”, PSMA Webinar, Roadmap Presentation, 2021 - [Talk 2020]
- P. Czyz,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J.W. Kolar, “Experimental Analysis of a 166kW Medium Voltage/Frequency Air Core Transformer for 1:1 DCX Applications”, IEEC ECCE, USA, 2020 - [Talk 2020]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “From Brute Force Grid Search to Artificial Intelligence: Which Algorithms for Magnetics Optimization?”, APEC PSMA Industry Session, USA, 2020- [Invention 2020]
- P. Czyz, P. Papamanolis, V. Lazarevic,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J.W. Kolar, “Voltage Source Converter Configured to Transition Between at Least Two Voltage Levels”, Swedish patent application, 2020 - [Workshop 2020]
- P. Papamanolis,
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and J. W. Kolar, “Minimum Loss Operation of High Frequency Inductors”, ECPE Magnetic Components Workshop, France, 2020 - [Article 2019]
- D. Rothmund,
**T. Guillod**, D. Bortis, and J. W. Kolar, “Use Electrical Energy More Efficiently with New Solid-State Transformers”, Swiss National Science Foundation NRP 70/71, 2019 - [Talk 2019]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “Handling Design Space Diversity of Power Electronics Multi-Objective Optimization”, IEEE Design Automation for Power Electronics, Italy, 2019- [Talk 2019]
**T. Guillod**, D. Rothmund, and J. W. Kolar, “10kV SiC MOSFETs for Solid-State Transformers: Opportunities and Challenges”, X-Power Electronics Conference, China, 2019- [Workshop 2019]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “Dielectric Losses in the Insulation of Dry-Type Medium-Frequency Transformers”, ECPE Solid-State Transformer Workshop, Switzerland, 2019- [PhD 2018]
**T. Guillod**, “Modeling and Design of Medium-Frequency Transformers for Future Medium-Voltage Power Electronics Interfaces”, PhD Thesis, ETH Zurich, 2018- [Talk 2018]
- D. Rothmund,
**T. Guillod**, D. Bortis, and J. W. Kolar, “Design and Experimental Analysis of a 10kV SiC MOSFET Based 50kHz Soft-Switching Single-Phase 3.8kV AC/400V DC Solid-State Transformer”, IEEC ECCE, USA, 2018 - [Workshop 2017]
**T. Guillod**, F. Krismer, and, J. W. Kolar, “Dielectric Losses: MV/MF Converter Insulation”, SCCER FURIES Technical Workshop, Switzerland, 2017- [Talk 2016]
**T. Guillod**and J. W. Kolar, “Medium-Frequency Transformers for Smart Grid Applications: Challenges and Opportunities”, SCCER-FURIES Annual Conference, Switzerland, 2016- [Poster 2015]
**T. Guillod**, R. Färber, C. M. Franck, and J. W. Kolar, “Effects of Mixed-Frequency Voltage Stress on Dry-Type Insulation Systems”, SCCER-FURIES Annual Conference, Switzerland, 2015- [Article 2013]
- M. Pfeiffer,
**T. Guillod**, M. Weber, and C. Franck, “Erhöhung der Übertragungskapazität durch Hybride AC/DC-Freileitungen, Potenzial und Machbarkeit in der Schweiz”, Bulletin SEV/AES Electrosuisse, 2013 - [Poster 2013]
**T. Guillod**, “Simulation von AC/DC hybriden Freileitungen”, ETG-Innovationspreis, 2013- [Master 2013]
**T. Guillod**, “Simulation of AC/DC Hybrid Overhead Lines”, Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, 2013- [Talk 2012]
- F. Kehl and
**T. Guillod**, “Combined FEM and Analytical Method for the Simulation and Optimization of Planar Dielectric Waveguide Grating Biosensors”, Workshop on Numerical Methods for Optical Nano Structures, Switzerland, 2012

- SNSF 2021
- Swiss National Science Foundation Mobility Fellowship
- IEEE JESTPE 2021
- IEEE JESTPE Transactions Second Prize Award
- IEEE JESTPE 2020
- IEEE JESTPE Transactions First Prize Award
- IEEE ECCE 2018
- Best Paper Award
- IEEE ECCE 2016
- Travel Grant Award
- IEEE IECON 2015
- Best Presentation Recognition
- IEEE IECON 2015
- Travel Grant Award
- IEEE ECCE 2014
- Best Overall Oral Presentation
- IEEE ECCE 2014
- Best Overall Student Paper
- ETG 2013
- ETG-Innovationspreis Finalist (electrosuisse)

- 2016 - 2021
Toolbox for power magnetics: model and optimization.

- 2019 - 2020
AI-mag - Inductor design with artificial neural networks and the finite element method.

Python/MATLAB/COMSOL, ai-mag.github.io

- 2019 - 2020
Toolbox for multi-objective optimization with genetic algorithm

MATLAB, github.com/ethz-pes/multi_objective_optimization_matlab

- 2016 - 2020
Computation of Litz wire losses with homogenized parameters

MATLAB/COMSOL, github.com/ethz-pes/litz_wire_homogenization_comsol_matlab

- 2016 - 2020
Computation of Litz wire losses with FEM and Bessel functions

- 2016 - 2020
Toolbox for 2D magnetic simulation with the mirroring method

- 2015 - 2020
Library for importing and handling 2D and 3D FEM meshes

MATLAB, github.com/otvam/fem_mesh_matlab