Engineering Solutions R&D Manager- Monitoring & Diagnostics for ABB’s North American Transformer Technology Center
Dr. Patel areas of expertise include: transformer engineering, monitoring and advanced testing; dielectric insulation system performance, and fleet assessment and condition evaluation of power transformers.
She currently heads the group responsible for on-line monitoring solutions, and assessment and diagnostic tools. She was previously the he Engineering Solutions Manager for ABB’s North American Transformer Remanufacturing and Engineering Services (TRES). In that role was responsible for transformer fleet assessment, advanced testing, high voltage testing at site, design studies and transformer inspections and evaluations that assist US and Canadian in reliably operating aging power transformers.
She has been a member of the Power Engineering Society of the IEEE since 2007, and is actively involved in the work of the IEEE/PES Transformers Committee.
She received her PhD Degree at Lund University in 1999 in Sweden and her MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Luleå, Sweden in 1992.