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(as of Nov 27, 2020)

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Grindling, Josef

Project Manager, Vogel moulds and machines, Switzerland

Innovative Manufacturing Processes & Technologies for Liquid Silicone Rubber

Dr. Grindling graduated from the Montanuniversität Leoben in Austria with a Degree in Polymer Engineering and Science. Later, while working, he completed his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University Paderborn in Germany and his MBA from the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He was employed for 20 years with Ciba Geigy/Novartis,...  » READ MORE

GU Shanqiang

Chief Engineer, Wuhan NARI State Grid Electric Power Research Institute, China

Surge Arrester Development for Lightning Protection of UHV DC Transmission Lines

Dr. Gu received a PhD in High Voltage Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2007. Currently, he is Executive Deputy Director of the Lightning Monitoring and Warning Center of the State Grid Corporation of China. His research interests include lightning monitoring, lightning warning, lightning and overvoltage protection technology and advanced operation of power transmission lines....  » READ MORE

Gulski, Edward

CEO, onsite hv solutions, Switzerland

Developments in Test Methods & Acceptance Criteria for On/Offshore Power Cables

Dr. Gulski, an IEEE Fellow, received his M.Sc. in information technology from Dresden Univ. of Technology, a Ph.D. from Delft Univ. of Technology and a Doctor Habilitatus from Warsaw Univ. of Technology. A former Professor at Poznan Univ. of Technology and most recently at Lodz Univ. of Technology,...  » READ MORE

Gumilang, Harry

Live Line Maintenance & Maintenance Facility, PLN Persero (Indonesian TSO), Indonesia

Maintenance Strategy to Increase Power Transformer Reliability: Experience in Indonesia

Mr. Gumilang received his B.A.Sc. from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Bandung in 2005 and his M.Sc from the Dept, of Electrical Engineering at Institut Teknologi Bandung in 2015. He has worked for PT PLN (PERSERO) since 2006 and published several conference papers in the area of High Voltage Power Transformer Diagnostics....  » READ MORE

Gutman, Igor

Independent Insulation Group, Sweden

Chair, SESSION 2: Latest Developments in Insulator Design, Application & Inspection
1. Development of IEC-Based Methodology for Site Severity Assessment
2. Application of Composite Insulators: Perceptions vs. Service Experience
3. Status of Pollution Test Procedures for Insulators Made from Hydrophobicity Transfer Materials

Dr. Gutman received his MSc and PhD in HV engineering from Leningrad Polytechnic Institute and has experience covering 40 years....  » READ MORE

Hafeez, Shakir

General Manager & Head of Transmission Lines, National Engineering Services, Pakistan

Selecting Optimal Outdoor Insulation Under Heavily Polluted Conditions

Mr. Hafeez obtained his BSc & MSc in Electrical Engineering at the University of Technology & Engineering in Lahore and over his career has had extensive experience in design and control of HV and EHV transmission line projects. He has supervised project planning and scheduling, including conceptual design, cost estimation and design of transmission lines and is an expert in preparing bid documents outlining drawing of towers,...  » READ MORE

Huzainie Shafi Bin Abd Halim

Cable Specialist, Transmission & Distribution, TNB Research, Malaysia

Condition Assessment of Long Length Medium Voltage Underground Cable Using Dual Side Offline Partial Discharge Measurement

Mr. Ts. Huzainie received his Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Portsmouth, U.K. and a Master of Electrical Engineering from Tenaga Nasional University. He is Registered Professional Electrical Engineer and Professional Technologist in Electrical & Electronics. He is currently attached with the High Voltage Diagnostic Research Group at TNB Research where his main focus is on quality assurance,...  » READ MORE

Halsan, Kjell

Manager, Electro-Mechanical Section of Transmission Lines, Statnett, Norway

Technical, Environmental & Ethical Aspects for Evaluation of Suppliers for Overhead Line Components

Mr. Halsan received a Master of Science in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Trondheim and has been involved in electro-mechanical engineering of transmission lines at Norwegian TSO, Statnett, since 1988. This work included participating in various research projects on electrical components and engineering tools for transmission lines....  » READ MORE

HE Jinliang

Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

Deeply Suppressing Overvoltage of 1000 kV AC UHV Power Grid by Low Residual Voltage Surge Arresters

Professor He received a PhD in high voltage engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing in 1994. Currently, he is a Cheung-Kong Scholar Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education of China in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University and leads the university’s High Voltage and Insulation Technology Research Institute....  » READ MORE