Helko E. van den Brom

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Helko E. van den Brom


Helko E. van den Brom (Senior Member, IEEE) was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 1971. He received the M.Sc. degree in theoretical solid-state physics from Utrecht University in 1995, and the Ph.D. degree in experimental solid-state physics from Leiden University, the Netherlands, in 2000.

In 2000, he joined VSL, the Dutch National Metrology Institute in Delft, the Netherlands, where he started working on electrical quantum standards. Currently, as a principal scientist, his research interests are the precision measurement aspects of power quality, electricity meters, current and voltage transducers, electricity grids, and sampling systems. 

Dr. Van den Brom is a member of the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society, the IEEE Power & Energy Society, the Dutch Physical Society (NNV), the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE), and the Dutch CIGRE national committee C4 "Power system technical performance". Furthermore he is technical assessor for the Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA), delegate of the Netherlands for the Consultative Committee for Electricity and Magnetism (CCEM) of the International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM), and VSL representative in the technical committee of electricity and magnetism (TCEM) of the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET). He was a recipient of the best Ph.D. paper award of the Dutch Journal of Physics (NTvN) in 2000. Presently he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

VSL Dutch Metrology Insitute