Aleksandr Ovechkin is an Early Stage Researcher in the MSCA-ETN SAS Project. He is pursuing a PhD in the Electrical Engineering Department at KU Leuven, Campus Brugge (Belgium). His main research interest lies in dependable wireless connections capable of working under fault conditions in harsh electromagnetic environments.
In 2018, Aleksandr graduated from the National Research University, Moscow Power Engineering Institute, (Russia), with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. His master’s thesis focused on the impact of battery chargers during short circuits on DC distribution systems. Later, he joined the structural design engineering team, where he worked in the Electrical Engineering Department. While working in a company, Aleksandr continued doing research and, after having gained useful work experience, he decided to fully focus on his research as a PhD student.