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National Electric Energy Testing, Research & Applications Center

NEETRAC TEAM


Dr. Douglas B. Williams
Interrim Steve W. Chaddick School Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Digital Signal Processing


Rick Hartlein
Director and Management Board Chair, NEETRAC


NEETRAC TEAM MEMBER
TITLE
EXPERTISE
CONTACT
Perry Arrington

Tech Temp

Mechanical

Technical

  • Mechanical testing support

404-675-1822

Email

Debra Balkcom
Accountant
  • Internal & external invoicing initiation and tracking
  • Monitor foundation & development accounts
  • Baseline project expense tracking
  • Graduate and co-op student administration
  • Purchasing & travel (back-up)

404-675-1822

Email

Glenn Barr
Research Coordinator
  • Mechanical testing
  • Facilities optimization activities

404-675-1884

Email

Robert Boozer
Business Manager
  • Member invoicing
  • Service agreement coordination
  • Interface w/ OSP, GTRC, GTRI for agreements & contracts
  • Interface with other GT schools for accounting issues
  • Promotional activities coordination

404-675-1877

Email

Research Engineer
  • Failure analysis of utility system T&D components
  • Custom design of application research test programs
  • Design assistance for underground system components .

404-675-1867

Email

Research Engineer
  • Power transformer testing (Frequency Response Analysis)
  • Lightning arrester testing (HIVARC)
  • High voltage testing - general

404-675-1883

Email

IT Support Specialist
  • Computer/network support, including all printers and copiers
  • NEETRAC web page design and maintenance
  • Management and Advisory Board minutes

404-675-1844

Email

Test Technician
  • Electrical testing
  • Quality Assurance testing
  • Bucket truck testing

404-675-1856

Email

Research Engineer
  • T&D system protection
  • T&D system operations
  • FERC CIP requirements
  • Cyber Security

404-675-1816

Email

Research Engineer
  • T&D systems analysis
  • Knowledge based system development
  • Optimization techniques for system performance improvement

404-675-4534

Email

Stacy Elledge
Test Technician
  • General testing support

404-675-1802

Email

Research Coordinator
  • Electrical and mechanical testing
  • Grounding system evaluation field tests
  • Cable system diagnostic field tests
  • Soil thermal resistivity testing

404-675-1829

Email

Research Engineer
  • Mechanical testing
  • Connector failure analysis

404-675-1872

Email

Research Engineer
  • Component failure analysis
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Product design
  • Manufacturing practices
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1858

Email

Principal Engineer

  • Statistical data analysis
  • Polymer dielectric studies
  • Underground systems studies

404-675-1831

Email

Research Engineer
  • NEETRAC operations
  • Membership initiation, value, benefits
  • Management Board Chair
  • Underground cable system studies

404-675-1870

Email

David Harwell
Research Coordinator
  • High voltage testing, setup and support
  • Accelerated aging tests, setup and support

404-675-1865

Email

Research Engineer
  • Overhead high voltage test programs
  • Underground high voltage test programs
  • Surge protective devices

404-675-1881

Email

Jimmie Jones
Research Coordinator
  • Cable quality assurance
  • Transformer quality assurance

404-675-1873

Email

Research Engineer
  • T&D system performance
  • T&D system operations
  • Power quality
  • Strategic research activity coordination with academic faculty

404-675-1855

Email

Test Technician
  • Connector testing
  • Mechanical testing support

404-675-1893

Email

Research Engineer
  • Specialized low and medium voltage test programs
  • Medium voltage cable qualification tests
  • Computer controlled test equipment - design & set-up

404-675-1876

Email

Research Engineer
  • Ground system design
  • Ground system problem investigation and resolution
  • Exposure voltage investigation and resolution

404-675-1886

Email

Research Engineer
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Cable system diagnostic studies
  • Asset optimization and knowledge-based software development

404-675-1810

Email

Assistant to Director for Membership
  • Management Board Member support
  • Management Board meeting support
  • Baseline project report distribution
  • Member Direct Placed account monitoring
  • Project status reports
  • Incoming business reports

404-675-1875

Email

Research Engineer
  • High voltage testing
  • Equipment type testing
  • Wildlife guard / insulator testing
  • Conductor hardware RIV

404-675-1887

Email

Damion Robinson

Maintenance Worker

  • Maintenance

404-675-1815

Email

Jeannette Rudolph
Quality Management Analyst
  • Quality Management
  • ISO 9001 certification
  • Quality Management representative

404-675-1826

Email

Candy Snipes
Accountant
  • Purchasing
  • PCard account distribution
  • Travel authorization & expenses
  • Check requests
  • Office supplies
  • Bill payment

404-675-1863

Email

Research Engineer
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1879

Email

F. Dean Williams
Research Coordinator
  • Component forensic analysis
  • Cable and transformer quality assurance
  • Underground cable condition assessment

404-675-1817

Email


Last revised on October 7, 2011