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New Challenge: High Thermal Conductivity Polymer Composites for Electrical Insulation

Speaker: Professor Toshikatsu Tanaka, Waseda University of Japan, IEEE Fellow
When: 15:00, March 07, 2011
Where: Conference Room, Shanghai Key Lab of Electrical Insulation & Thermal Aging, Minhang Campus

Toshikatsu Tanaka (SM'95-F'00). He is Professor at IPS Graduate School, Waseda University. He received his Ph.D. from Osaka University. He worked for CRIEPI for 38 years, and temporarily for Salford University in UK, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute and General Electric in the USA, and Kyushu University in Japan. His interest has covered polymer nano-composites, insulation diagnostics, electrical properties of polymers, and dielectric failure and aging mechanisms of polymers, as well as superconducting technologies, laser-induced lightning, fuel cells, lithium secondary batteries, and energy storage in electric power systems. He is a recipient of the Ministry of Science and Technology Prize in 2000, IEEJ Technology Progress Award in 1988, IEEE Whitehead Memorial Lecture Award in 2001 and IEEE Dakin Award in 2002. He is active in IEEJ, IEEE, and CIGRE. He is an IEEJ Life Fellow a CIGRE Distinguished Member.

Invited by: Professor Jiang Kai-ping (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)