Instructor's Summary

Dr. Wilfred Fritz


Dr. Wilfred Fritz, PE, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer with over 20 years of extensive industrial experience. His expertise includes  the areas of Electrical Equipment & Control Systems; Power Factor Correction; Energy Conservation and Technology, Commissioning of Automation & Variable Speed Drives; Selection, Applications, Operation, Diagnostic Testing, Troubleshooting & Maintenance of Generators, Circuit Breakers, Fuses, Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), Transformers, Inverters, Rectifier; Industrial Automation in Co-Generation; and the application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and SCADA Systems.

Althroughout his career life, Dr. Fritz has worked with various international companies like ESCOM, SIEMENS and he had worked closely with the Phoenix Contact program in Germany. Further, he has taken numerous challenging positions such as being a Commissioning Engineer and Senior Energy Engineer. Dr. Fritz has made a name for himself with his professionalism and ingenuity. Aside from this, he continuously expresses his zest for sharing his superb skills & knowledge through the university lectures he provides on energy subjects such as Research of Energy Efficient Systems and Measurement & Verification of Energy Audits

Dr. Fritz has PhD, Master and Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Distributed Power Electronic Systems.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified PV Solar for Professionals and a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) and is a well-regarded member of the CPUT Energy Technology Unit, Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), Engineering Council, Association for Energy Efficiency and French Technical Institute. Further, he also published several papers in recognized journals of energy and has further presented these to various international conferences.