Speakers & Topics

(as of March 24, 2023)

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Filipović-Grčić, Dalibor

Director, Koncar-Electrical Engineering Institute, Croatia

Experience with Laboratory Superimposed Impulse Voltage Testing of New HVDC Cable Systems Using Coupling Capacitor

Dr. Filipovic-Grcic received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. He joined Končar – Electrical Engineering Institute in 2004 and his main experience has been in the areas of laboratory and on-site testing and R&D of bushings and instrument transformers....  » READ MORE

Freeman, Ryan

Senior Product Manager, Arrester Business Unit, Hubbell Power Systems, United States

Examining the Evolution of Line Surge Arrester Technology

Mr. Freeman graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering before joining Hubbell Power Systems as a Design Engineer for high voltage surge arresters. He maintained design responsibility for various arrester products including line surge arresters and later transitioned to the Application Engineering team in 2015,...  » READ MORE

Fuentes, Diego R.

Seismic & Structural Engineer, Deefe for Structure & Earthquake Engineering, Chile

Seismic Qualification of Surge Arresters through Shake Table Testing: Importance of Considering Support Structure

Mr. Fuentes R. is a Seismic/Structural Engineer with over a decade of experience in the design and review of electrical equipment. He has expertise in compliance with international seismic codes such as IEEE693-2005, IEEE693-2018, IEC62271-207, IEC62271-300, ETGI-1.020, and others. He utilizes his knowledge of static and dynamic analysis as well as shake-table tests to ensure high standards of safety and reliability....  » READ MORE

Gargano, Teresa

Manager, R&D Technology Center for Bushings, Hitachi Energy, Switzerland

Advances in Condenser Core Transformer Bushing Technology & Qualification Methods

Ms. Gargano earned an M.Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University in Milan Italy. After 7 years as an R&D engineer in power electronics, she gained a decade of experience in HV bushings design, in the process contributing to development of new products and technologies....  » READ MORE

Giraudet, Florent

Consultant, Metarresters, Germany

Performance of Current Limiting Gaps for Effective Lightning Mitigation

Mr. Giraudet received a Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Industrial and Electrical Engineering from CESI in Lyon, France in 2010. He joined Siemens, Germany as Area Sales Manager for surge arresters applications and subsequently took on additional responsibilities in business development of overhead line solutions that include application of transmission line arresters as well as polymeric insulators....  » READ MORE