With over twenty years of experience in the energy sector, Dr. Jorge Hollman is the Senior Manager for the Substations Studies and Equipment Applications group at Powertech Labs. He is a recognized power systems expert and has experience in modelling, transients, equipment specification and performance in planning and operations. At Powertech, Jorge’s team has a variety of technical specialties including arc flashing, stations equipment applications, insulation coordination, Point On Wave (POW) switching applications, transient recovery voltage (TRV), temporary over voltage (TOV) and transients analysis.
Mr. Philip Horacek leads Powertech’s Advanced Transportation department, a world leader in the testing and certification of high pressure gas components, automotive fuel systems, and hydrogen fueling protocols. He has more than 15 years of experience in the hydrogen and alternative fuels industry and serves as a technical expert for various CSA, SAE, and ISO committees.
As Powertech’s Chief Application Architect, Mr. Frederic Howell is responsible for the maintenance and enhancements to DSATools™ software for bulk power system security assessment. This includes software applications for voltage stability, transient stability, and small-signal stability assessment. Mr. Howell performs a key role in providing support and development for DSA Manager, Powertech’s online integration package, which is used by a number of major ISOs and utilities worldwide for assessing the security of their power systems in control room applications.
Mr. Ryon Howell is a Senior Software developer for Network Applications in the Power Systems sector at Powertech Labs. His expertise lies in software design and architecture, computer networking, distributed computing, Microsoft windows programming, multi-threaded implementations, and real-time system development.