Sunday Evening – Conference Opening Session

Stefano Bomben P. Eng

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
  • Over 30 years with Ontario Hydro / Ontario Power Generation (OPG).
  • Expert on the operation, maintenance, and advancement of technology for hydro generators.
  • Served as a member and Chair on the IEEE DEIS Board of Governors over the last 10 years.
  • Co-authored the “Handbook of Large Hydro Generators Operation and Maintenance.”

Monday Session: 8 AM – 9 AM

Dr. Greg C. Stone – Insulating Materials in Rotating Machines

Greg C. Stone received the B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1975, 1978, and 1991, respectively. From 1975 to 1990, he was a Dielectrics Engineer with Ontario Hydro, Toronto, ON, a large Canadian Power Generation Company. Since 1990, he has been with Iris Power, Toronto, ON, a motor and generator condition monitoring company he helped to form. He has authored or coauthored three books and approximately 200 papers concerned with rotating machine insulation. He is a registered Professional Engineer in ON, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. He was a Past President of IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society, and continues to be active on many IEEE and IEC standards working groups.(Based on document published on 22 August 2023).

Tuesday Session: 8 AM – 9 AM

Prof. Dr. Paul Lewin – Insulating liquids for Power Transformers

Paul L. Lewin was born in Ilford, Essex in 1964. He received the BSc (Hons) and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Southampton, UK in 1986 and 1994, respectively. He joined the academic staff of the University in 1989 and is Professor of Electrical Power Engineering and Head of Electronics and Computer Science, where he is also is the Director of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the IET and IEEE and was general chair of IEEE International Conference on Solid Dielectrics 2007 and IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference 2015. He was the 2016-17 President of the IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society and for many years was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Transportation Electrification

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Outdoor Insulation

Prof. Dr. Andrea Cavalini

Dr. Vidyadhar Peesapati

Sara Tahermaram, P. Eng

New Meeting Added!
Outdoor Insulation Working Group Meeting

Monday – 5:45 pm – 7 pm
Lakes Ballroom C

Prof. Dr. Stefan Kornhuber


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