Georg F. Lauss graduated in mechatronics from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (JKU) in 2006. Even during his studies he was gaining experience as a researcher in the field of power electronics and electric drive control systems. Since 2007, he has been part of the research division of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Vienna. He focuses on the field of electric energy systems, especially on inverters for photovoltaics. His main research interests cover power electronics, control theory, optimization, hardware in the loop simulation (HIL) and mathematical methods for control and simulation.