Dr. Albano received a 5-year M.Eng. Degree and then a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Padova in Italy. In 2006, he joined the Advance High Voltage Engineering Research Centre in Cardiff. His present fields of research include outdoor insulation, insulation co-ordination and transients, gas insulated compact substations, electromagnetic fields computation and artificial intelligence applied to monitoring techniques. He is a Member of IEEE and IET as well as of BS PEL 036 and IEC TC 36 Insulators PT 63414.