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National Electric Energy Testing, Research & Applications Center

NEETRAC TEAM


Dr. Steven W. McLaughlin
Steve W. Chaddick School Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ken Byers Professor;
Vice Provost for International Initiatives


Rick Hartlein
Director and Management Board Chair, NEETRAC


NEETRAC TEAM MEMBER
TITLE
EXPERTISE
CONTACT
Jacquelyne Anderton

Accountant

  • Office supplies
  • Check requests
  • Travel authorization

404-675-1886

Email

Perry Arrington

Research Technician

  • Mechanical support

404-675-1809

Email

Debra Balkcom
Accountant
  • Internal & external invoicing initiation and tracking
  • Monitor foundation
  • Baseline project expense tracking
  • P-Card account administration

404-675-1822

Email

Glenn Barr
Research Coordinator
  • Mechanical testing
  • Facilities support

404-675-1884

Email

Candy Champion
Accountant
  • Purchasing
  • PCard account distribution
  • Monitor development accounts
  • Budget revisions
  • QMS support
  • Bill payment

404-675-1863

Email

Research Engineer
  • Failure analysis of utility system T&D components
  • Custom design of application research test programs
  • Design assistance for underground system components

404-675-1867

Email

Jason Clute
Research Technician
  • Conducting medium and high voltage tests

404-675-1801

Email

Christopher Connelly
IT Support Prof
  • Computer/network support, including all printers and copiers
  • NEETRAC web page design and maintenance
  • Management and Advisory Board minutes

404-675-1844

Email

Test Technician
  • Electrical testing
  • Bucket truck testing

404-675-1856

Email

Senior Engineer
  • T&D systems analysis
  • Component forensic analysis
  • Population forensic analysis
  • Knowledge based system development
  • Distributed Generation studies
  • Asset management studies
  • Optimization techniques for system performance improvement

404-675-1808

Email

Stacy Elledge
Test Technician
  • Cable quality assurance
  • Compression Tool quality assurance
  • Cable system diagnostic studies
  • Project Support

404-675-1802

Email

Research Coordinator
  • Electrical and mechanical testing
  • Grounding system evaluation field tests
  • Cable system diagnostic field tests

404-675-1829

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Levi Gardner
Research Engineer
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1872

Email

Senior Research Engineer
  • Component failure analysis
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Product design
  • Manufacturing practices
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1858

Email

Principal Engineer

  • Qualification tests
  • Population forensic analysis
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Polymer dielectric studies
  • Underground systems studies
  • Cable system diagnostic studies
  • Asset management studies
  • Estimation of asset life
  • Component failure analysis
  • Product design
  • Manufacturing practices / audit

404-675-1831

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Principal Engineer
  • NEETRAC operations
  • Membership initiation, value, benefits
  • Management Board Chair
  • Underground cable system studies

404-675-1870

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David Harwell
Research Coordinator
  • High voltage testing, setup and support
  • Accelerated aging tests, setup and support

404-675-1865

Email

Research Engineer
  • Overhead high voltage test programs
  • Underground high voltage test programs
  • Surge protective devices

404-675-1881

Email

Austin Kastl

Test Technician

  • General testing support
  • Cable quality assurance
  • Electrical Tests
  • Project support

404-675-1891

Email

Research Engineer
  • T&D system performance
  • T&D system operations
  • Power quality
  • Strategic research activity coordination with academic faculty

404-675-1855

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Thomas Lancaster
Research Engineer
  • Electrical testing

404-675-1896

Email

Research Engineer
  • Specialized low and medium voltage test programs
  • Medium voltage cable qualification tests
  • Computer controlled test equipment - design & set-up

404-675-1876

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Alex Pearson

Test Technician

  • General testing support
  • Cable quality assurance
  • Electrical Tests
  • Project support

404-675-1871

Email

Senior Engineer
  • Qualification Tests
  • Population forensic analysis
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Cable system diagnostic studies
  • Asset management studies
  • Electrical Tests
  • Partial Discharge studies

404-675-1810

Email

Anil Poda
Research Engineer
  • Electrical testing
  • Conducting medium and high voltage tests

404-675-1883

Email

Tony Pribble
Research Engineer
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1893

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Research Engineer
  • High voltage testing
  • Equipment type testing
  • Wildlife guard / insulator testing
  • Conductor hardware RIV

404-675-1887

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Oscar Rodriguez
Test Technician
  • Mechanical testing

404-675-1899

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Suzanne Schmidle
Research Ops Prog Mgr
  • Management Board Member support
  • Management Board meeting support
  • Baseline project report distribution
  • Project status reports
  • Incoming business reports
  • Promotional activities coordination

404-675-1875

Email

Essay Wen Shu
Research Engineer
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Wood Pole Asset Management
  • Population forensic analysis
  • Electrical Tests
  • Project Support

404-675-1895

Email

Research Engineer
  • Mechanical testing
  • Quality Management
  • ISO 9001/17025 certification
  • Quality Management representative

404-675-1879

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F. Dean Williams
Research Coordinator
  • Transformer quality assurance
  • Component forensic analysis
  • Cable quality assurance
  • Water Tree assessment

404-675-1817

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Thaddeus Willis
Maintenance Worker
  • Maintenance

404-675-1861

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Laquita Wright
Business Manager
  • Member invoicing
  • Service agreement coordination
  • Interface w/ OSP, GTRC, GTRI for agreements & contracts
  • Interface with other GT schools for accounting issues
  • Member Direct Placed account monitoring

404-675-1877

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Last revised on July 28, 2017