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Douglas J. MADER, P. Eng

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Douglas J. MADER, P. Eng
Independent Consultant for Power System Studies
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Doug Mader received his education at the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now part of Dalhousie University) where he received his Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering with Distinction in 1973.
 
He began his career at the Nova Scotia Power Corporation upon graduation and gained his Professional Engineer status in 1975.  During his career at NSPC he rose to the position of Vice President Engineering of NS Power Services, the unregulated consulting subsidiary of Nova Scotia Power. He moved to Entergy Transmission Business in June of 1998 as Director Value Engineering, and in 2000 took over responsibility for all Transmission Business Engineering, Project Management, and Construction functions. In January of 2004 he was appointed Director, Technology Delivery and Business Unit CIO for Entergy transmission, and in 2007 Director if IT Infrastructure and Enterprise Services for Entergy Corporation. Mr Mader retired from Entergy in April 2014 and is now a private consultant to the electric power industry
 
During his 40 years in the utility industry, Mr. Mader has worked in numerous aspects of power system engineering and analysis and has been involved in electromagnetic transients simulation and insulation coordination for 30 years. Mr Mader represented Canada on Cigre Study Committee 33 (Insulation Coordination) from 1990-1998, and is past Chairman of the Canadian National Committee for IEC TC-28 (Insulation Coordination) where he participated in the drafting of IEC 60071-2 The Principles and Practice of Insulation Coordination – Application Guide. He is also past Chairman of the Canadian Standards Association Technical Committee for CSA Standard CAN/CSA-E71 - The Principles and Practice of Insulation Coordination. He  represented CEATI and its predecessor organizations on the EMTP DCG since its inception in 1982 to 2007 and has been Chairman of DCG from 1988 until 2007. Mr Mader has been a faculty member on numerous EMTP courses over this period
 
Mr. Mader is the author of a number of papers in the field of insulation co-ordination, power system studies, and static var compensation published by the Canadian Electricity Association and co-author of several IEEE papers in the field of power system planning and operation.
 

Contribution to EMTP-RV courses:

Simulation and analysis of Power System Transients using EMTP-RV 
December 12-16, 2011
New Orleans, Louisiana - USA

Simulation and analysis of Power System Transients using EMTP-RV 
June 27-July 1, 2011
AUSGRID, Newcastle, AUSTRALIA