I am an internationally recognized expert in:
In 2012 I received the IEC 1906 Award for my work on industrial converter transformers.
In addition to a solid theoretical background in transformer engineering, I have also developed in my career:
My first transformer: 230/100000V, 5kVA (with an epoxy tank, there is no need of bushing)
My multi-disciplinary knowledge is at your service to support you in becoming more effective, efficient and competitive.
During my career I developed significant experience with:
a) Design, design review and failure analysis of:
I am an internationally recognized expert in transformers with special regards to problems related to load losses due to harmonic currents and to challenges in design of UHV transformer insulation systems for both AC and DC applications. In particular, I was / am a member of:
May 2011 - present: Director and owner of Trafoexperts GmbH, Uster, Switzerland. I chose to start a transformer consulting firm in order to follow my technical interests more freely.
Jan 2010 - April 2011: Head of Technology Services and Innovation, Weidmann Electrical Technology AG, Rapperswil, Switzerland. In this position I am responsible for R&D and Technology (including technical relations with customers) worldwide for the Power Transformer segment in the Weidmann Group. I had more than 30 highly skilled engineers reporting to me.
2000-2009: Head of engineering Services, Weidmann Electrical Technology AG, Chiasso, Switzerland. In this function, among other things, I developed and sold new engineering services, extending Weidmann services portfolio beyond insulation studies to include also magnetic and thermal aspects of transformer design.
1998-2000: Chief engineer, Tamini Trasformatori, Melegnano, italy
1996-1997: Transformer design engineer, Tamini Trasformatori, Melegnano, italy
1993-1995: Transformer design and test engineer, Specialtrasfo, Cologno, italy
I received my Dr. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering (specialization in power electronics) from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy in 1994