Ph. D. DISSERTATIONS & M. Sc. Thesis

Ph. D. Dissertation

Ms. Taosha Jiang, "Electrical properties degradation of Photovoltaic modules caused by lightning induced voltage". Graduated in May 2014. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03252014-174952

Mr. Thongchai Disyadej, "Estimation of the Lightning Attractive Width of High Voltage Transmission Lines". Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03312010-231537

Mr. Clayborne D. Taylor, Jr., "A Partial Discharge Measurement Technique for Applied Square Pulse Voltage with 50 ns Rise Times". Graduated in December 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10292009-134208

Mr. Bienvenido Rodrigues-Medina, "Investigation of the Influence of an Adjacent Mast Structure on the Striking Distance to a Lightning Rod".
Graduated in May 2008. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .R6375 2008

Mr. Thomas Owen Bialek, "Evaluation and Modelling of High-Voltage Cable Insulation using a High-Voltage Impulse".
Graduated in May 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .B5354 2005

Mrs. Lorelynn Mary Rux, "The Physical Phenomena Associated with Stator Winding Insulation Condition as Detected by the Ramped Direct High-Voltage Method".
Graduated in May 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .R89 2004

Mr. Eyad Abu-Al-Feilat, "Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wires under High Frequency Pulsating Voltage and High Temperature".
Graduated in December 2000. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .A2835 2000

Mr. Mark Richard Kinsler, "Lightning-Initiated Fault Current Arcs to Communication Cables Burried in Sand near Overhead Electric Power Lines".
Graduated in August 1995. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK5102.5 .K5575 1995

Mr. Hongbo Fan, "Transient Response Characteristics of MOV and SiC Distribution Arresters to Steep-Front Impulses".
Graduated in May 1992. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .F35 1992 , TK3331 .F35 1992 C.2

Mr. Constantinos Anthony Vassiliadis, "Microcomputer-Based Pattern Recognition of Partial Discharge Activities using Multichannel Pulse-Height Analysis Techniques".
Graduated in December 1988. Supervisor: Prof. James D. Gassaway.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QA76.9.E96 V3757 , QA76.9.E96 V3757 C.2

Mr. Mohamed Hamid Shwehdi, "Investigation and Analysis of Lightning Impulse Strengths of Multiple Series Dielectrics used in Electrical Distribution Systems".
Graduated in May 1985. Supervisor: Prof. Paul B. Jacob.
Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QC585 .S5843

M. Sc. Thesis

Mr. Rahul Tripathi, "Electrical degradation of 15 kV polymer insulators under accelerated tracking and erosion test conditions".
Graduated in August 2013. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03262013-130618

Ms. Shravani Talabathula, "Added Critical Flashover Voltage by Fiberglass Crossarm to 15 kV Polymer Suspension Insulator".
Graduated in December 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10282011-205212

Ms. Manasi Pramod Gadre, "Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wire MW 16-C Under AC, DC, and High Temperatures".
Graduated in December 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10282011-160652

Mr. Anand U. Zanwar, "Electrical Aging of 15 kV EPR Cables Energized by AC Voltage with Switching Impulses Superimposed".
Graduated in August 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-05312011-160744

Mr. Balaji Pushpanathan, "Identification of Measurement Technology for Online Recording of Transients in Underground Residential Distribution System".
Graduated in December 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-11102010-184307

Mr. Linfeng Cao, "Study of Accelerated Aging of 15 kV XLPE and EPR Cable Insulation by Switching Impulses and Elevated ac Voltages".
Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03242010-170533

Mr. Sajal R. Chalise, "Accelerated Aging Study of Machine Winding Insulation under ac and High Frequency Pulse Voltage Application".
Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03012010-213708

Mr. Jacob C. Fulper, "The Effects of Switching Impulses on the Partial Discharge Activity and Breakdown Voltage of 15 kV XLPE and EPR Cables".
Graduated in December 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .F8574 2009

Mr. Shreeharsh Mallick, "Laboratory Study on Lightning Performance of Dissipation Devices".
Graduated in August 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .M3555 2009

Mr. Prakash Shrestha, "Study of the Dielectric Degradation of XLPE and EPR Power Cables by Switching Impulses".
Graduated in December 2008. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .S55974 2008

Mr. Naga Purna Kiran Kumar Kota, "Analysis of Magnet Wire Life-Time Characteristics".
Graduated in December 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .K683 2005

Ms. Ashwini Mani, "Study of Partial Discharge Activity in Magnet Wire Samples Aged by Combied Stresses".
Graduated in December 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .M365 2005

Mr. Sreekanth Bandaru, "Effect of High Frequency Pulse Voltages and High Temperatures on the Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wires".
Graduated in August 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .B3633 2004

Mr. Yang Song, "Study of the Lightning Protection Zone of the Franklin Rod".
Graduated in August 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .Y364 2004

Mr. Xiaoyong Li, "Added CFO Voltages from Fiberglass Poles and its Electrical Degradation".
Graduated in December 2001. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .L5 2001

Mr. Guangzhong Gao, "A Comparision of Experimental and Calculated Results of Franklin Rod Protection Zone".
Graduated in May 2000. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .G36 2000

Mr. Junfei Fan, "Electrical Breakdown Strength of 5 K V Cross-Linked Polyethylene Cables under AC, DC, and Pulsating Voltage".
Graduated in December 1996. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3335 .F3522 1996

Mr. Randy McMellon, "Electrical Breakdown Strength of XLPE Cables under Combined AC and DC Voltage".
Graduated in May 1996. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3335 .M3256 1996

Mr. Seetharaman Sathishram, "Analysis of Phase-Phase and Phase-Ground Air Clearances of High Voltage Substations Based on Lightning and Switching Surges".
Graduated in August 1994. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK1751 .S3855 1994

Mr. Chongbin Ren, "Design of a Fully Computerized Power Recloser Testing System".
Graduated in December 1993. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK454.15.S47 R45 1993

Mr. Christopher Hugh Wilson, "A Comparision of Experimental and Computational Results of Critical Flashover Voltages for Aspects of Distribution Geometries".
Graduated in August 1992. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3231 .W5397 1992

Mr. Alvin Benedict Kopp, "High Voltage Step Response Calibration System".
Graduated in December 1990. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7872 .V53 K6663 1990, TK7872 .V53 K6663 1990 C.2

Mr. Andre Emil Lux, "The Effect of Steep-Front, Short Duration Impulses on Distribution System Components".
Graduated in August 1989. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .L8622

Mr. E. Ray Ross, Jr., "A Study of Lightning Insulation Strengths Provided by Multiple Series Dielectrics used in Overhead Distribution Configurations".
Graduated in May 1989. Supervisor: Prof. Paul B. Jacob.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TH9057 .R6757

Mr. David Lewis Kempkes, "Generation of Steep-Front Impulses and Measurement of their Effect on Power Distribution Cable Polyethylene Insulation".
Graduated in December 1987. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .K4456

Mr. Paul M. Harrison, "Measurement and Analysis of Disconnector-Induced Switching Transients in Gas-Insulated Systems".
Graduated in August 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.G3 H3775

Mr. Antoine H. Hayek, "Design and Frequency Response Characteristics of Different E-Field Sensors in a Gas-Insulated Transmission line".
Graduated in August 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.G3 H3974

Mr. David Lawerence Gambrell, "Measurement and Analysis of Pulsed Corona Discharges for a Coaxial Electrode Configuration".
Graduated in May 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QC643 .G3453

Mr. Syed M. Khalid, "Experimental Techniques for Analysing Degradation in Fluid-Film Insulation under Multiple Stresses".
Graduated in December 1984. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.L5 K4934


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