The talk will be focused in depth on the Static Var Compensator (SVC) FACTS device. Outline of the presentation is provided below:
Shreyas Zingre is a Power Systems Engineering Team Lead for ALSTOM Grid Inc. (previously AREVA T&D Inc.) at Philadelphia, USA. His responsibilities include design, system studies and application of Flexible Alternating Current Transmission System (FACTS) devices for utility transmission systems. As a System Studies Engineer, he has also been part of the Controls and Valve Engineering faculties in a Project Co-ordinating role. Products handled include Static Var Compensators (SVC), and Fixed Series Capacitors (FSC). His current responsibilities as a Team Lead include reviewing, guiding and supervising team activity on a technical level.
Shreyas received his Diploma in Electrical Power Systems from V.P.M.'s Polytechnic, Thane ('04 Maharashtra State Gold medal finalist). He received his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from V.J.T.I, Matunga, Mumbai in '07 (first class with distinction). He received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering with concentration of Power Systems from Drexel University, Philadelphia PA in '09.