TEAM DIRECTORY BY LAB/GROUP
Dr. Hong Li manages Powertech’s T&D Asset Management team which specializes in offering asset management solutions for utilities for managing their aging T&D assets through condition assessment, testing and serviceability analysis, and risk and reliability evaluation. Additionally, Dr. Li’s expertise includes structural analysis and testing, numerical modelling, assessment of structural integrity and reliability, and seismic qualification and evaluation.
Mr. Gang Chen is an Electrical Test Technologist in Powertech’s Asset Management lab, where he performs dielectric tests on bucket truck, jibs and hot sticks. He also maintains the dielectric test database. Mr. Chen has more than 15 years of experience in electric power equipment repair, testing, troubleshooting and installation. He holds the title of Applied Science Technologist with the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC.
Mr. Earl Mayuga is an Engineer with Powertech’s Asset Management Group. He has more than eight years of experience providing the practical application of corrosion science and cathodic protection to clientele throughout British Columbia. The projects have involved corrosion studies and the application and assessment of corrosion protection for water transmission and distribution mains, gas pipelines, water storage reservoirs, fuel storage tanks, marine structures and other structures. Mr. Mayuga was also responsible for developing corrosion protection strategies and cathodic protection designs for buried or submerged metallic structures both nationally and internationally.