NOTE: The IEC Questionnaire has been split into two separate ballots for Convenor and Co-Convenor. These are designated 88/652/Q-1 and 88/652/Q-2 for the US TAG.
IEC TC 88 & ISO TC 60 JWG 1 Wind turbine gearboxes (IEC 61400-4 Ed.2)
CV of Dr. Thomas Tobie, co-convener for the JWG
Thomas Tobie studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. Since 1994 he has worked at the Gear Research Centre (FZG) at Munich as associate to Prof. Dr.-Ing. B.-R. Höhn and Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Stahl.
In 2001 he graduated with the title of Dr.-Ing from TUM.
Since 1999 he is Head of the Department “Load Carrying Capacity of Gears” at FZG. He is specialized in the fields of gear materials, heat treatment, gear lubricants and gear load capacity rating with focus on all kind of failure modes and influence parameters.
He is an active member in several national and international working committees, for example ISO/TC60/ SC1/WG4, ISO/TC60/SC2/WG6, WG12 & WG14 and chairman of CEC-TDG-T108.
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