Speakers & Topics

(as of Sep 21, 2020)

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Vosloo, Wallace

Corporate Specialist High Voltage Engineering, Eskom, South Africa

1. Utility Perspective on Outdoor Insulator Selection for Polluted Environments 2. Failure Analysis of End Fitting Seal on Composite Insulator

Dr. Vosloo is a distinguished international expert in the field of electrical insulation. Over a career spanning decades at one of the world’s largest power utiliies, he has presented many training courses in the field and also authored over 100 papers on high voltage insulators....  » READ MORE

Wagner, Andre

Power Cable Asset Manager, TenneT, Germany

Dimensioning of DC Porcelain & Composite Cable Terminations: Experience in Europe

Dr. Wagner completed his studies in Electrical Power Engineering and Economics at RWTH Aachen University in 2011 and received the German University Diploma (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.). He later worked as a Research Associate in HV insulation systems and diagnostics at the Institute for High Voltage Technology at RWTH Aachen University and received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2017....  » READ MORE

Windmar, Dan

Vice President, STRI, Sweden

1. Operating an Independent Accredited Laboratory in a Large Manufacturing Organization
2. Influence of Variation in Rain Parameters on Flashover Voltage of Insulators

Dr. Windmar received a Ph.D. degree in high voltage engineering from Uppsala University in Sweden. His professional experience includes extensive work in such areas as insulators (production, testing, materials), high power testing, high voltage testing and dielectric insulation....  » READ MORE

Yeo Wei Wen, Joel

PhD Candidate, Singapore University of Technology & Design, Singapore

Practical Application of Neural Networks in Measuring Partial Discharges in MV Power Cables

Mr. Yeo was awarded the B.Eng. Degree (first class honours) in Electrical Engineering from Queensland University of Technology in 2014. Thereafter, he studied in the high voltage laboratory of the Technical University of Delft where he obtained his M.Sc. degree in 2016. Presently he is Ph.D....  » READ MORE

Yu, Chris

Project Engineer, ASTA Observer, Intertek, China

MV/HV Cable System Testing & Certification Technology

Mr. Yu recevied his training as a HV wire and cable product test and certification engineer and also has a background in testing and certification of switchgear and busbar systems. He has more than 5 years experience in cable design, manufacturing and tesitng and also 5 years as an ASTA Observer....  » READ MORE

Zaidi, Ahmad

School of Electrical System Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

On-Site Partial Discharge Measurement Using Rogowski Coil for Insulation Condition in MV Power Cables

Dr. Ts. Zaidi Abdullah received a BEng. in Industrial Electronic Engineering from the University Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and an MEng. Electrical Power from the Energy University (UNITEN). He recently completed his doctorate focused on using Rogowski coils to measure and detect partial discharges in power cables....  » READ MORE

Zhou, Jill

Manager, Solar & Commercial Products, TÜV Rheinland, China

Developing Test Specifications for Wind Power Cables, Cables for Battery Energy Storage & Liquid Cooled Cables

Ms. Zhou has worked at TÜV Rheinland (Shanghai) since 2002. Starting 2006, she began to study test methods and standards for low voltage electrical cables, focusing on new energy cables, and participated in drafting of EV cables, initially named 2 PfG 1908....  » READ MORE

Znaidi, Raouf

T&D Expert, Tunisia

Laboratory Simulation of Harsh Desert/Industrial/Marine Pollution: Current Situation & Future Challenges

Mr. Znaidi has had a long career at STEG, the power grid operator in Tunisia, where he was responsible for setting up insulator test stations across the country. Through this work he has become an expert on the comparative performance of different insulator types and designs in severe service environments....  » READ MORE