Speakers & Topics

(as of March 24, 2023)

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Löfås, Henrik

Engineering Manager for Bushings, Hitachi Energy, Sweden

Impact of VFT on Bushings & Necessary Protection When Using On-line Monitoring

Dr. Löfås earned his PhD and a M. Sc. Degrees from Uppsala University, Sweden and has had 10 years professional experience in the area of bushings, including design, R&D, engineering solutions and testing. He started as a scientist in the corporate research organization and later moved to engineering where he has been closely involved in failure investigations and questions related to condition assessment of aged bushings....  » READ MORE

Manzke, Wolfgang

Senior Engineer, KEMA Labs, Germany

Experience Salt Fog Testing Composite Insulators

Mr. Manzke received his graduate Engineer Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. In 2006, he joined FGH Engineering & Test, Germany, member of CESI Group and today known as KEMA Labs Mannheim as Test Engineer in the high voltage laboratory. Since 2017 he has worked as Senior Engineer with main field of activities in salt fog tests,...  » READ MORE

Miki, Toru

Senior Research Scientist, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI), Japan

Applying EGLAs on Transmission Lines in Japan: Overview of Experience & Lightning Outage Data

Dr Miki has extensive experience within CRIEPI, a research organization founded by Japanese domestic power utility companies. He has studied domestic engineering issues in regard to improving lightning protection for overhead transmission lines and also conducted lightning current observations for very high structures such as the Tokyo Skytree....  » READ MORE

Nagaraju, Vasudev

Consultant to GCC Electrical Testing Laboratory, Saudi Arabia & Power Grid Corp., India

Pollution Mapping & Dimensioning of Insulators for Transmission Lines in India

Dr. Nagaraju graduated in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University and later served as Lecturer in RV College of Engineering until 1984. He completed his post-graduate work on power systems from Mysore University and received his Ph.D. from Bangalore University in 1999. He joined the Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) in 1987 and retired as Additional Director....  » READ MORE

Nisslé, Boris

Head of HV Laboratories, MGC Moser Glaser, Switzerland

1. Best Practices for Bushing Installation & Diagnostics
2. Simplifying Interchangeability of Transformer Bushings through Dimensional Standardization: IEC Work in Progress

Mr. Nisslé graduated with a Master of Sciences from the TUD (Technische Universität Darmstadt) and an Engineering Degree from ENSEA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electronique et de ses Applications). He joined MGC Moser-Glaser in 2011 in the R&D Department where he was responsible for the electrical,...  » READ MORE

Nosilati, Marco

R&D and Engineering Manager, GE Grid Solutions, Italy

Pollution Test Results on Dead Tank Circuit Breakers with Polymeric Housings

Mr. Nosilati is an Electrical Engineer, graduated at the University of Padova with a Masters thesis in collaboration with the Helsinki University of Technology. He started his work experience in 2009 as R&D Test Engineer in Areva and he is currently the Technology Leader of air-insulated disconnectors in GE Grid Solutions....  » READ MORE

Padmawar, Rajkumar

CEO, ASAsoft (Canada), Canada

Next Generation Silicone Rubber Insulator: Market Analysis, Product Design & High Voltage Testing

Mr. Padmawar developed efficient systems for manufacturing electroceramic products in Seto, Japan and later worked in development of cross-linked plastics with memory functions. He has been successful in creating composite insulators for T&D as well as for 25 kV applications for railways in infrastructure priority markets in South Asia....  » READ MORE