Research Area A:

Traditional and Novel HV Conductors, Insulators, Towers, Substations, and others

Current projects:

A1) GALVANIC CORROSION OF ALUMINUM/CARBON COMPOSITE SYSTEMS

A2) PHYSICAL DAMAGE TO HV TRANSMISSION INFRASTRUCTURE


Research Area B:

Aging of HV/T Materials and Structures under Extreme in Service Conditions

Current projects:

B2) SYNERGISTIC AGING OF AFFORDABLE POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITES

B3) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL AGING OF CARBON/EPOXY COMPOSITES


Research Area C:

Fundamental Aspects of Nanotechnology of HV/T Materials

Current projects:

C1) AGING PREVENTION OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS USING NANOTECHNOLOGY AND OTHER METHODS


Research Area D:

Novel HV/T Metals, Composites, NanoComposites and Structures

Current projects:

D1) ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, NOVEL ALLOYS AND COMPOSITES, AND METALLIC GLASSES

D2) DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED ALUMINUM ALLOYS AND COMPOSITES FOR HT AND LOW GALVANIC CORROSION APPLICATIONS


Research Area E:

Multiscale and Multifield Modeling of HV/T Materials and Structures

Current projects:

E1) ELECTRO-THERMO-MECHANICAL MULTISCALE MODELING OF HV TRANSMISSION CONDUCTORS, HV CABLES, TOWERS, SELECTED AEROSPACE STRUCTURES AND OTHER HV/T STRUCTURES

E2) ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR STATIC DISSIPATIVE, SEMI-CONDUCTIVE, OR CONDUCTIVE APPLICATIONS

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