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Condon, Tim

Quality Manager, Network Engineering, ESB Engineering, Ireland

Insulation Design & Inspection Experience at ESB (Irish TAO): Lessons Learned

Mr. Condon received his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Engineering from National University of Ireland Galway in Ireland and has over 22 years of experience in high voltage equipment manufacturing and the power utility industry. His current role with ESB Engineering and Major Projects includes such areas as substation design,...  » READ MORE

de Nigris, Michele

Director, Sustainable Development & Energy Sources, RSE, Italy

Monitoring, Mapping, Modelling & Mitigating Pollution: Application Experience on the Italian Transmission System

Mr. de Nigris received his Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Genoa and now serves as Director of Sustainable Development & Energy Sources Department at RSE. He was elected Chairman, IEA Technology Collaboration Program International Smart Grids Action Network at the first Executive Committee Meeting....  » READ MORE

Engelbrecht, Chris

Consultant, EPRI, United States/Netherlands

Approach to Select & Dimension Polymer Insulators for Polluted Conditions

Mr. Engelbrecht has been internationally active in the field of insulation co-ordination since 1990. He convened CIGRE WG C4.303 that has completed the Guidelines for selecting HVDC insulators with respect to pollution. He has been Convener of CIGRÉ Working Group C4.23 as well as a member of IEC TC36 WG 11....  » READ MORE

Mohd Fairouz Mohd Yousof

Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia

Application of Frequency Response Analysis to Assess Condition of Power Transformers

Dr. Fairouz obtained his B. Eng. and M. Eng. from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and then completed his Ph.D. at the University of Queensland in Australia. He was appointed Visiting Researcher at TNB Research from 2018 to 2019 and since as Principal Consultant at Xair Energy. His main area of research is condition-based monitoring and assessment of high voltage equipment,...  » READ MORE

Freeman, Ryan

Product Manager, Hubbell Power Systems, United States

Latest Developments in Fire Mitigation Products

Mr. Freeman received his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Univ. of South Carolina. He joined Hubbell Power Systems in 2011 as a Design Engineer. Since 2016, he has been an Application Engineer responsible for the design and market of distribution and transmission line arresters. He is a member of the IEEE 693 Seismic Design for Substation WG....  » READ MORE

Garcia, Ricardo Wesley Salles

Researcher, Transmission Lines & Equipment Dept., Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL), Brazil

Using Environmental Parameters to Create Pollution Maps for Power Utilities: Experience in Brazil

Mr. Garcia received his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and MSc in High Voltage Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University. Since 1985, he has worked in the Transmission Lines and Equipment Department at Brazil’s Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL). His research activities are related to ageing and pollution tests on insulators as well as live line maintenance of overhead transmission lines....  » READ MORE

Gehrig, Michel

Engineer & Project Manager, Hübers Verfahrenstechnik Maschinenbau, Germany

Optimized Processing of High Viscosity Liquid Silicone Rubbers for Large Electrical Components

Mr. Gehrig studied material science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He then worked for 9 years as Leader of the Application Laboratory for Electrical Applications at resin supplier, Ciba-Geigy. He later worked as Managing Director of an equipment supplier and mold maker....  » READ MORE

George, Jean-Marie

Scientific Director, Sediver, France

1. Silicone Coating of Insulators: Latest Technical Knowledge Based on Field Performance & Laboratory Testing
2. AC & DC Pollution Testing Methods: Accuracy & Limitations
3. Simulation of Electric Field: What & What Not to Expect

Mr. George received his Electrical Eng. Degree from the HEI School in France and joined Sediver as Research Engineer in 1986....  » READ MORE

Giraudet, Florent

Sales Director, Tridelta Meidensha, Germany

1. Externally Gapped Line Arresters: Reviewing 40 Years Service Experience
2. Mechanical Considerations & Service Life of Non-Gapped Line Arresters

Mr. Giraudet received a Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Industrial and Electrical Engineering from CESI in Lyon, France in 2010. He joined Siemens Grenoble where his focus was on retrofit of GIS & AIS switchgear and later Siemens, Germany as Application Engineer for surge arrester technologies....  » READ MORE