Sr. Systems Application Engineer
Maxwell Technologies, Inc.
Stefan Werkstetter received his electrical engineering degree in 2006. From 1999 to 2008 he worked in the telecommunications sector. In 2008 he started working as an extern for BMW´s E/E development department on vehicle evaluation and boardnet pre-development, covering 12V and 48V applications, as well as full-hybrid vehicles. In October 2012, Stefan Werkstetter joined Maxwell Technologies in Germany as applications engineer, responsible for the support of ultracapacitor-based automotive application developments in Europe. In January 2016 he was transferred to Maxwell´s US headquarters in San Diego, California. His current role is senior systems application engineer, automotiveand transportation.
The development focus is on ultracapacitor-based automotive energy storage systems from 12V to HV for key applications like start-stop, active suspension, e-turbo and general boardnet stabilization; technical assessment; system simulation; product development; safety; ageing and lifetime prediction of ultracapacitors; market trends and general role of ultracapacitors in automotive applications.