Professor Janusz TUROWSKI
Professor Janusz TUROWSKI,
DSc, PhD, MSc, Electr. Eng. Full professor (Retired in 2003) in
Electrical Machines and Applied Electromagnetics. Since
the Institute of Electrical Machines and Transformers (Since 2003
Institute of Mechatronics and Information Systems) Technical University
of Lodz (TUL) Poland. Since 1999- full Prof. in Dept. of Intelligent
Information Systems, Academy of Humanities and Economics - Lodz. Doctor
Honoris Causa University of Pavia, Italy (1998), Full Member of
the International Academy of Electrotechnical Sciences (1999-), Member
of Ukrainian Engineering Academy, Senior Member IEEE (1988-2001), Member
of CIGRE-Paris (1964-2001).
Born 1927 in Kowel,
Poland (now West-Ukraine). In 1940-46 deported by Soviets to Siberia.
Graduated from the TUL with a: MSc and Electr. Engineer 1951, PhD 1958,
DSc 1963. Ass. Prof. 1964, Professor 1971 and Full Professor (1978-) in
Electr. Machines and Applied Electromagnetism. Vice Dean (1964-69).
Director of the Institute
of Electr. Mach. and Transf. (1973-92). Vice-Rector TUL (1990-96)
President (1976-82) of Polish Assoc.
of Theoretical and Applied Electrotechnics-PTETiS. Member (1978-) and
Vice-Chairman (1999-2003) Electrical Committee Polish Academy of
Science. All-country co-ordinator of fundamental research in Analysis
and Synthesis of Electromagnetic Fields (1980-90), Chairman (1979-2001)
and Honorary Chairman (2001-) of biennial "Intern. Symposiums on
Electromagnetic Fields in Electrical Engineering -ISEF". Member of:
Polish Main Council for University Education (1990-96), Member of
Council for European Education by the Minister of National Education
(1996-99) and Sci. Council of Technology Agency (1996-97). Member of EC/PHARE
Higher Education Steering Committee (1996-97). Member of: SEFI
(1992-96), "Alliance Universities for Democracy"-USA (1992-96),
"International Compumag Society" (1996-), of The New York Academy of
Science (1994-95), UATI Administrative Board, Paris
President of Polish UNISPAR Working
Group Soc. (1996-), Co-ordinator of EuroUNISPAR
Network (2000-) and joint Baltic Sea Innovation Network BASIN (1999-),
Editor in Chief of journal "Polish Innovation Market", and others.
Author or joint author
about 290 publications, including 12 books individual and 31 chapters in
joint books in Poland, UK, USA, France, Germany, Russia, Japan, NATO
etc.; cited by other authors more than 990 times, in which 210 abroad.
Main individual books:
"Technical Electrodynamics" (Warsaw 1968, 1993, Moscow 1974),
"Electromagnetic Calculations of Elements of Electrical Machines and
Devices" (Warsaw 1982, Moscow 1986).
Joint author and Editor of books:
"Analysis and Synthesis of Electromagnetic Fields" (Polish Acad. of
Sciences 1990), "Electromagnetic Fields in Electrical Engineering" (New
York 1989, London 1990, 1992, 1994), Joint author "Computational
Magnetics" (London 1994), "Modern Electrical Drives (NATO Sci. Series),
"Electrical Machines” and others. One of main designers of big
ELTA (ABB) Transformer Works.
Consultant of Transformer
and Electrical Machines Works in Poland, China, India, Australia, USA,
Canada, etc. Invited lectures in Universities and Companies in Italy,
USA, UK, Japan, Russia, China, India, Australia, Germany and others.
Supervisor of 18 PhD and 3 DSc successful thesis. Author of 450 referee
Member of ca. 30
International Steering Committees of Conferences in: China 3, Japan 2,
Turkey 3, India 2, Russia 4, UK 2, Italy 2, Romania 2, Hungary,
Australia, PHARE, Greece 2, Algeria, Poland 10.
Chairman and member of
the Editorial Boards of "Rozprawy El."(1975-87) and member of "Archives
of Electrical Engineering" 1988-96 of Polish Academy of Science,
international scientific journals "Electromotion" and "Australasian
Journal of Engineering Education", of ARWtr4 Intern.Techn. Committee and
ICEM4 Editorial Board.
Recipient of State
Crosses "Polonia Restituta" (1973) and higher rank (1991). Honorary "Medaglia
Teresiana" (1998) and "Volta Silver Medal" University of Pavia, Italy
(1999). Honorary Member of Polish Assoc. PTETiS (1986), Honorary
Chairman of ISEF (2001), 20 scientific and organisational awards of the
Minister of Higher Education and others. 1st Award of Polish
Federation Techn. Socs.
"Technology Master'2001" award for
Program RNM-3D applied in over 36 transformer works and research centres
all over the world. Medals of Polish Electricians Associations SEP for
Merit in Polish Transformers and Power Systems.
2004 Silver Medal of the
International Academy of Electrotechnical Sciences "For a prominent
contribution to the development of the world science, education
technology and international cooperation".
Maria Prof. (Univ. of Lodz). 2 sons: Marek PhD Electronics
(CFD Research Corp. Huntsville Alabama USA), Grzegorz PhD Med.
(Plastic and Reconstruction Surgeon, Chicago USA).
Vita of Dr. A. J. Kachler, Nuremberg, Germany
Consultant in QM and Diagnostics.
Dr. A. J.
Kachler, born in 1940 (Czech.
Rep.), studied from 1960 – 65 High Voltage
Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (Dipl.-Ing.).
has worked for more than 42 years in 4 different Companies:
Approximately 7 years in Sweden, Switzerland, USA and 35 years in
special fields of experience are:
Development and Testing of Power Transformers
Development and Testing
of Air-blast Circuit Breakers
Feasibility Studies of
UHV Transmission beyond 1000 KV
Quality Management and
Diagnostics of Power Transformers
28 years German Member
of IEC TC42 – High-voltage testing technique
35 years Senior Member
of IEEE, now Life Senior Member of IEEE
10 years Chairman of
the German Transformer Committee (IEC TC14)
German Speaker of IEC
TC14 for 10 years
German Speaker of
CENELEC TC14 for 10years
He has published 147
papers on Power Transformer Testing, Quality MM and Diagnostics
German Expert within
CIGRE - Transformer Committee A2 and CIGRE-D1 (materials)
Within Siemens he was
Development (9 years)
- Head of Power
Transformer Testing (16 years)
- Director of Quality
Management and Diagnostics for all Siemens Transformer Factories world
wide ( 8 years)
- Consultant to
Siemens Power Transformers (2 years)
retired in 6/2005 and he is now a private Consultant for Power
Transformer Quality Management and Diagnostics.
2003 he received a Dr. honoris causa Degree from the Technical
University of Graz,
Austria, for outstanding achievements in High Voltage Engineering and
2005 he received the Professor Hoffmann’s Medal for outstanding merits
in the field of
Power Engineering, granted by the Polish Chapter of the Prof. Alfons
on September 3, 1935 in Warsaw, Poland. He obtained his Dipl.Ing.
and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the Technical University
of Warsaw in 1956 and 1958, and his D.Sc. in Electrical
Engineering at the Electrotechnical Institute of Warsaw in 1967.
He has also earned a teaching qualification title: Dr-habilit.
from the Technical University of Warsaw, and the President of Polish
Republic granted him the title of Professor.
1959 to 1962, he was assistant professor at the
High-Voltage Department of the Technical University of Warsaw,
where he conducted research on static electrification and measurements
of the electrostatic field, in addition to lectures and laboratory
1962 he joined the High-Voltage department of the
Electrotechnical Institute of Warsaw where, as research scientist he
studied the generation and measurements of pulse power and transient
skin effect. Development of compensated-response current-measuring
shunts formed the base of his D.Sc. thesis, which was published in the
Review of Scientific Instruments in 1968. Subsequently, he worked on the
magnetic forming of brittle metals and optical measurements of voltage
and current impulses at high potential with the use of Pockels and
Faraday effect modulators.
1970 Dr Malewski joined Hydro-Québec's Research Institute, IREQ
in Varennes, Québec, where he was a senior research scientist in charge
of High-Voltage laboratory measurements and test techniques. He
contributed to the design and commissioning of the IREQ's high voltage
laboratory and developed several specialized measuring devices. He has
carried out acceptance test of HV transformers for ~20 years, and has
been leading a major project related to reliability of large EHV power
transformers in service.
Malewski was appointed adjunct professor at École
Polytechnique de Montréal in 1976 and at the University of
Waterloo in 1985. He has given courses on HV technology and
supervised nine M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, two of whom have gained awards
for their outstanding thesis.
addition Dr Malewski has been contributing to the transfer of technology
to developing countries, designing and helping to commission new
high-voltage laboratories, teaching at their universities and training
engineers in Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, South Korea, Egypt
and China. He has been teaching a course on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics of
HV apparatus at the Helsinki University of Technology in Finland and at
Polish Technical Universities.
1990 Dr Malewski retired from IREQ and established his own
consulting company incorporated in Montréal. With an expertise in
the HV technology, test and measuring technique, as well as his vast
experience in the area of EHV power transformers he has been serving an
international clientele, including Hydro-Québec, Churchill
Falls-Labrador Power Commission, Electricité de France in
Grenoble, CITEQ and Trench Electric in Canada,
EHV-Weidmann in Vermont, State University of Ohio,
Southwest Electric Co. in Oklahoma, Hevi-Duty Co. in North
Carolina, Haefely in Basel, Dupont de Nemours in Geneva,
Weidmann in Rapperswil, Switzerland, CESI in Milan, Italy,
Industrias Electricas Mexicanas in Mexico City, KERI and
Huyosung Transformer Works in Korea, Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen
in Germany, Zaporozhtransformer in Ukraine, Polish Power Grid
Co, ABB-ELTA, Power Plant Zarnowiec, Energoserwis-Siemens
in Poland, Energo-Complex in Chorzów, Poland, etc.
published more than 210 papers mainly in IEEE Transactions
but also in IEEE Proceedings, Archiv für Elektrotechnik (Germany), IEE
Proceedings (UK), CIGRE papers & ELECTRA (France), ETZ-Archiv
(Germany), Optical Engineering, Review of Scientific Instruments, IHS
Proceedings, Przegląd Elektrotechniczny, etc. Six publications
have won the IEEE Power System Instrumentation and
Measurements Committee Prize, and one the IEEE Power Engineering
Society Award. He was also awarded the W.R.G. Baker Prize for
the most original paper published in IEEE periodicals in 1983, and
Morris E. Leeds Prize for contributions to electrical measurements
appointed the United Nations expert in the field of high-voltage
measurements in 1979. He was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 1980,
and served on the IEEE Power System Instrumentation and Measurements
Committee as Subcommittee Chairman, Secretary, Vice-Chairman and the
PSIM Committee Chairman in 1978-1992. He was elected Fellow of
the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 1992, and CIGRE (Conseil
International des Grands Réseaux Électriques) granted him the
Distinguished Member status in 2000. He was convener of CIGRE
Working Group 33.03 "High Voltage Test Techniques" from 1989 to
2004, and convener of the International Electrotechnical
Commission's TC42, WG8 "Digital Recorders for HV Testing" from 1978
obtained Canadian and US patents and several his instruments are now
produced and marketed by renowned manufacturers under licensing
agreements. Among them a HV impulse analyzer (HIAS) that
implements the transfer function method to evaluate the impulse-test
result on large HV power transformers, a digital-recorder coupled to
the transformer bushing for automatic (unattended) capturing of
system generated transients in EHV substations, a fast-response heavy-current
measuring shunt, a digital system for processing of partial
discharges measured in HV power transformers, a fast response 2,8 MV
resistor voltage divider, and many other instruments.
has specialized in transformer testing, diagnostics of power
transformers in-service, and transformer failure-analysis
carried out on request of concerned public utilities or transformer
manufacturers. Many of his consulting assignments have been related to
electromagnetic compatibility to the interference generated by HV
Dr. S. V. KULKARNI
is Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of
Technology, Bombay, India. Previously, he worked at Crompton Greaves
Limited and specialized in the design and development of transformers up
to 400 kV class. The author of 54 professional publications in reputed
journals and conferences, he is the recipient of the Young
Engineer Award (2000) from Indian National Academy of
Engineering. He received this prestigious award for his contributions to
Electromagnetic Field Calculations and High Voltage
Insulation Design in transformers. He has also been honoured
with Career Award for Young Teachers (2001) from All India
Council for Technical Education. He bagged Second Best Paper Award
at International Conference on Transformers, TRAFOTECH, held in Mumbai
in 2002. He has authored a book Transformer Engineering:
Design and Practice published by Marcel Dekker in May 2004.
He was born at Dombivli in the State of Maharashtra, India in 1967. He
received the B.E. degree (1988) from Bombay University, and the M.Tech.
(1990) and Ph.D. (2000) degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology,
Bombay. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
He worked in Transformer Division of Crompton Greaves Limited for 11
years from March 1990 till April 2001. For the initial 3 years he
acquired competence in the design of medium and large power transformers
upto 315 MVA rating. He was then shifted to the Technology Department
which was responsible for upgradation of design and manufacturing
processes of transformers. His research contributions were primarily in
the optimization and performance improvement of large transformers and
shunt reactors. He significantly reduced the material cost of
transformers through Value Engineering approach. Analysis and control of
eddy current losses in structural parts of transformers have been his
most important contributions in which he made an extensive use of
analytical and numerical techniques backed by experimental verifications.
He has used statistical techniques like Orthogonal Design of Experiments
for high voltage insulation design and electromagnetic field
calculations. He was associated in design and manufacture of largest
rating transformers (generator transformers, autotransformers and
furnace transformers) in India. In 1998 he did technology forecasting
for transformers upto year 2015 by using Delphi method in which panel of
national and international experts was formed.
After joining Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2001, he has
been actively working in the area of efficient finite element
computations and coupled field computations. He is also working in the
area of power distribution analysis / automation and distributed
generation. He has done a number of consultancy works for transformer
and power industry. He organized a Continuing Education Program “Design,
Operation and Maintenance of Transformers” in 2003 for transformer
industry and academia in India. He has served on Technical and Advisory
Committees of national and international conferences. His research
interests include optimization and reliability improvement of
transformers, efficient finite element computations, coupled field
computations, high voltage insulation design and power distribution
Professor in High Voltage
Engineering (1996), Fellow of IEEE (2001). He received M.Sc. (high
voltage engineering) and Ph.D. degrees (material science) from the
Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, in 1973 and 1976, respectively.
He was a Research Fellow at the University College of North Wales
Bangor, U.K., from 1976 to 1977 and a senior lecturer at the Technical
University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland, from 1977 to 1988. Afterwards he
was associate professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm,
Currently, he is
Professor in High Voltage Engineering at the Department of Manufacturing
and Materials Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg
and research leader at High Voltage Valley in Ludvika, Sweden. He chairs
the IEEE-DEIS Nominations Committee. He is also convener of the CIGRE
Task Force D1.01.14 “Dielectric Response Methods for Diagnostics of
Power Transformers”. In 2005 he was awarded with the CIGRE Technical
Committee Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to the work
of Study Committee D1 – Materials and Emerging Technologies.
was born on October 20, 1950 in
Torun, Poland. She obtained her Dipl.Eng. and M.Sc. in Electrical
Engineering at the Technical University of Lodz in 1974 and her Ph.D. in
1983. The title D.Sc. she obtains in 1997. From 1999 she works as a
professor at the Technical University of Lodz.
From 1974 she began works in Institute of Electrical
Engineering and from 1991 in Department of
Applied Electrical Engineering & Instrument Transformers. She
specializes in electrical engineering especially in theory of
electromagnetic fields and instrument transformers.
Since many years she cooperates with constructors of
instrument transformers worked in industry.
Author or joint author of 72 publications, 3 patents
and 2 printed series of course lectures.
She is a member of INTERNATIONAL COMPUMAG SOCIETY and
POLISH SOCIETY OF APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETISM.
Ernesto Perez obtained his Master in Industrial Engineering in
Politecnic University of Madrid in 1993.
He has been working in substation apparatus
diagnostics since 1993. His expertise is devoted to testing and diagnose
power transformers and asset management. Working for UNION FENOSA
DISTRIBUCION Utility since 1999 in the substation maintenance
was promoted to Quality Assurance Dept and he is responsible of
quality of products and homologation of all HV apparatus and services
since 2007 .
He is member of CIGRE Working Groups both for
Transformer Diagnostics.WG A2.26. and WG A2.34.
Mr. Pérez has participated in around fifty colloquia and simposia
presenting more than 35 articles, contributions, papers and
presentations in both domestic and international events.
has an M.S
(EE) degree in Electrical Power Engineering from Illinois Institute of
Technology, Chicago, Illinois
presently working as a consultant and possesses expertise in the areas
of design and development of Power, Distribution and Dry Type
transformers. He provides consulting services to Transformer
Manufacturing and Industrial/Commercial and Electrical Utility
He is an
active Senior Member of the IEEE Transformers Subcommittee. He chairs
the Audible Sound and Vibration Subcommittee dealing with the standards
for the measurement and mitigation of sound levels in transformers.
forty years experience in the design and development of transformers. He
has worked for world class manufacturers like Westinghouse, ABB, Cooper
Power Systems and Square D Co. in management and analytical capacities.
Hugo GAGO GARCIA
was born on
August 21, 1969 in Bilbao, Spain. He obtein his Dipl. Eng in Electronic
Engeneering in 1991 and M.Sc in Electric Engeneering in 1995 at
Technical University of Bilbao. From 1995 to 1998 worked as technical
responsible of an industrial facility. Since 1998 works for Iberdrola
Distribución in maintenance activities of subestation´s equipment,
overhead and underground high voltage and low voltage lines and low
voltage transformers. Since 2005 works at the department of power
transformers of Iberdrola Distribucion, and he is responsible of
specification of equipment and homologation of suppliers of Power
Transformers and responsible of the definition of maintenance´s
activities(engennering of maintenance).
He has been
member of diferent international projects related to power quality and
maintenance, and has participated in several colloquia and simposia,
some of them organize by CIGRE IEEE (Montreal 2003). Now he is member of
CIGRE Working Group A2-34: “Guide for transformer maintenance”
First name: Bernhard
Date of birth: 2. June 1960 in
Electrical Engineer B. Sc.:
I got my degree in 1985 at the
University of applied sciences Winterthur (ZHW) in Switzerland
Factories I worked for:
- BBC / ABB (1985 – 1990):
- EW St. Moritz; Power
Distribution Company in Switzerland; 10000 Customers; typical size for
an distribution company in Switzerland (1990-2000):
- Weidmann Electrical
Technology AG (since 2000):
Electrical Research and high voltage testing group
and co-author of many Weidmann papers presented at different conferences
has received a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from the
University of Seville, Spain and a Master of Science Degree in
Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wales, UK.
he is Technology Manager for Shell Form Transformers in the ABB
transformer manufacturing facility located in Cordoba, Spain. And, since
1998, he has been with ABB involved in transformer design and
presently the Spanish delegate in the CIGRE A2 Transformer Committee and
member of the CIGRE Spanish National Committee. He is also an active
participant in the IEEE transformer committee meetings. He has
participated and contributed with papers and presentations in different
international symposia and colloquia. In the previous edition of the
ARWtr in 2004, he presented a paper and gave a lecture named “Universal
Network-Link Transformer: The polytransformer concept”.
ABB Sécheron SA / Geneva (CH)
of Lab for Material Testing and Development of the
1990 – 1997
Head Technical Support and Business Development group Service
1972 - 1975 :
BBC / Mannheim (D)
Activities in GIS and SF6 HV Breakers
1967 - 1972 :
BBC Sécheron SA / Geneva (CH)
Activities in Lab for Material Testing, in Lab for HV Tests and in the
Group for Computer Programming of the Division Transformers
1966 - 1967 :
Institut of Physics,
University of Neuchâtel (CH):
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
1960 - 1966 :
Technical School - Le Locle
/NE (CH) :
in electro-mechanic, 1964
Engineering Diploma (ETS) in Electrotechnics, 1966
Chairman of Study
Committee of CIGRE A2 « Transformers » since 2004
Receive the Professor
Hoffmann’s Medal for outstanding merits in the field of
Power Engineering, granted by the Polish Chapter of the Prof. Alfons
Hoffmann’s Medal in 2007
Swiss Delegate within
CIGRE SC A2 (Transformers) / 2000 - 2004
Delegate in the Swiss
National Committee of CIGRE/CIRED since 2001
Member of Electrosuisse
- Swiss Electrician Association since 1971
Member of IEEE (The
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) since 1989
Member of SEE – French
Electrician Association since 2001
Individual Member of
CIGRE since 2000
Delegate within TF and WG
of TC10 and TC14 of CEI and CENELEC
Convenor of WG15-01 of
CIGRE / 1995 - 2000
Convenor of IEC TC10 in
the Swiss Electrotechnical Committee since 1989
Use of distributed
optical sensor to measure temperature profils in transformer windings
Compression Tests on
Transformer Winding Models. Conférence ICEM - Lausanne - 1984
Materials for Design and Engineering Practice in Liquid-Cooled Power
Transformers. Conférence CIGRE SC12 - Helsinki – 1985.
with Fiber Optic Temperature Measurements for Power Transformers.
Conférence CIGRE SC12 - Helsinki - 1985) (co-author).
All-Synthetic-Film/Oil Impregnated Insulating Systems. Conférence CIGRE
SC12 - Helsinki – 1985.
Faseroptische Messung des
Temperaturprofils einer Transformatormodellspule. Bulletin ASE/UCS -
Detection of mechanical
changes by frequency response analysis. Conférence CIGRE SC12 - Graz -
Prevention against DC
Current Flowing through AC Systems. Conférence CIGRE SC12 - Graz - 1991
Diagnostic Tools for
Transformer in Service. Conference CIGRE - Berlin – 1993 (co-author).
Detection and Location of
Internal Defects in the Insulation of Power Transformers. IEEE
Transaction on Electrical Insulation – 1993 (co-author).
Study on inappropriate
transformer trippings by Buchholz relays. Conférence CIGRE – Paris –
Measurement of the
Temperature Profile in Transformer Windings with Optical Distributed
Sensors. Conf. EPRI – New Orleans – 1997 (co-author).
Use of Active Noise
Control (ANC) Technology to Quiet Power Transformer.
Conférence CIGRE – Paris – 1998 (co-author).
Economical aspects and
practical experiences of power transformer on-line monitoring.
Conference CIGRE – Paris – 2000 (co-author).
Life Assessment of Power
Transformers to prepare a Rehabilitation based on a Technical-Economical
Analysis. Conference CIGRE – Paris – 2002 (co-author).
Practical Experience with
the Drying of Power Transformers in the field, applying the Low
Frequency Heating Technology. Conference CIGRE – Paris – 2004
Interaction between power
electronic components and distribution transformers –
Risk evaluation and
mitigation techniques. Colloquium CIGRE A2 – Moscow – 2005 (co-author)