Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schmid

Aerospace Engineer

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology

Königstor 59
34119 Kassel

Tel: +49 561 7294 345
Fax: +49 561 7294 300


Scientific staff:
Dr. rer. nat. Carsten Pape

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schmid is a member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) to the German government and the former director of the Fraunhofer IWES - Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES in Kassel, which until the summer of 2009 was formerly known as ISET– Institute for Solar Energy Technology. Prof. Schmid was the founding president of the European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE).


  • European Grand Prix Innovation Award 2006
  • German Egyptian Year of Science and Technology 2007 (German-Egypt Award for cooperation and outstanding commitment)
  • Goetheplakette of the State Hesse (Goethe Medal-highest award of the Hessian Ministry of Education and Research)
  • Fraunhofer Medal (highest Award of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft)