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Electrical Engineer - Design Engineer High Voltage Power Products

United States
April 25, 2014

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Manasi Pramod Gadre

Phone: 662-***-**** Email Id:


M.S. in Electrical Engineering GPA: 4.0/4.0

Mississippi State University, MS, U.S.A

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, GPA: 3.9/4.0

Mumbai University, MS, India


Designation: Design Engineer, HVIT, Power Product Division

Company: ABB Inc.

Date: January 2012 – Till date


Designing of Current transformers, Voltage transformers and Service

Station Voltage transformers from 110 to 650 kV BIL up to 15 KVA.

Produce calculations, drawings, sketches, instructions, bills of materials,

etc. for drafters and others to satisfy the requirements of the Marketing Shop

Orders and customer specifications

Provide technical assistance to drafters, technical staff, and to shop floor

Engage in special engineering projects related to design improvements,

cost reductions, new materials, new components, or new design techniques.

Perform failure and root-cause analysis of Current transformers, Voltage

transformers and Service Station Voltage transformers

Provide quotations as required by marketing group

Work on Q-4/Six sigma Projects- To reduce Partial Discharge in Voltage

and Current Transformer

Lead of Ergonomics Committee

Work as Project member from HVIT USA in Global Product Development


Designation: Research Assistant

Company: High Voltage Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department, Mississippi State University

Date: May 2010-October2011


Evaluated and tested high voltage equipment, insulators, switchgear circuit breakers, etc.

Evaluation of ac dry withstand voltage, lighting impulse withstand voltage,

radio influence voltage (RIV) and corona of 345 kV air TTT7 double end break

disconnect switch.

Evaluation and testing of Fiberglass Cross arm to find critical lighting

impulse flashover voltage (CFO), and lighting impulse withstand voltage.

Evaluation and testing of Fiberglass Cross arm with insulator to find added

critical flashover voltage under positive and negative lighting impulse polarities.

Evaluation and testing of flashover voltage of Post Type insulator under

linearly rising front chopped impulse waveform voltage.

Evaluation of ac dry and wet flashover voltage and lighting impulse

critical flashover voltage (CFO) and radio influence voltage (RIV) and Corona of

Pin Type insulator.

Evaluation of ac dry and wet withstand voltage, lighting and switching

impulse withstand voltage of 345 kV disconnect switch.

Evaluation of ac wet withstand test of POF 650, 138 kV class Voltage

Instrument Transformer and Evaluation of Lightning Impulse Test of Current

Transformer, BIL 1050 kV

Evaluation of lighting impulse test of current transformer CA-72 with BIL

350 kV, CA 123 with BIL 550 kV.

Evaluation of the impulse voltage test of current instrument transformer

CA- 245 with BIL 1050 kV.


Master Thesis: Accelerated aging of insulation of magnetic wire using ac and dc

voltage to study life time analysis of the magnetic wire.

Master Thesis’s Supervisor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski

Designation: Teaching Assistant

Company: Electrical Engineering Department, Mississippi State University

Date: May 2010-October 2011

Responsibilities: Responsible for handling Fundamentals of Energy Systems

(Electrical Machine Laboratory)

Designation: Assistant Manager

Company: Reliance Energy Limited

Date: December 2008 – June 2009


Installation, Commissioning, Testing and Maintenance of 11 KV Transformers and Switchgears

SAP-Plant Maintenance Power User, Underground Network Mapping in GIS.

Tool Used: SAP/PM Module/IS-U/CCS

Designation: Graduate Trainee Engineer

Company: Reliance Energy Limited

Date: December 2007 – December 2008


Technical Assistant to Additional Vice President, Mumbai Suburban Distribution Business

Handled activities related to ISO internal and external audit and Small Process improvement

projects using statistical problem solving techniques like Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Small Group

Activities etc


• First Rank in Merit: Last (8th) Semester, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Mumbai

University(encompassing several engineering colleges),MS, India

• Tenth Rank in Merit: Bachelor of Electrical Engineering 2007 Batch, Mumbai University,MS, India


• Participated in International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Application,

New Orleans, October 2010

• Wireless temperature detection robot car (Major Project of Undergraduate/Bachelor Degree)


Insulation Coordination in Electrical Power Systems, Fundamental High Voltage Engineering, High

Voltage Measurement Techniques, Advanced Engineering High Voltage, Optimal Control System,

Power Transmission System, Power Distribution System, Integral Equation,Protection and Switchgear

Engineering, Electromagnetic fields and waves, Power System Analysis


• Trained on “Six Sigma Green Belt” and “Lean Six Sigma”

• Software: SAP,MATLAB, Weibull ++ 7 Software, AutoCAD Mechanical 2013

• Languages: C, C ++

• Proficient with M S OFFICE 2010

• Work in USA on work visa/need Visa transfer


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE); IEEE, Power and Energy Society (IEEE-

PES); IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (IEEE-DEIS)

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