Speaker

Georgios Peppas

R&D Manager at Raycap - Raycap

Georgios D. Peppas was born in Rustenburg South Africa, in 1987. He received the Diploma degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras. He is R&D Manager of Raycap S.A. leading innovation in surge protective devices and Technical Manager of the High Current Laboratory of Raycap S.A. in Drama Greece since 2016 (IECEE CTF Stage 3, UL CTDP). He collaborates with the High Voltage Laboratories of NTUA, Upatras and AUTH since 2016. His research interests include lightning protection, nanofluids for High Voltage applications, insulation coordination of power systems, dielectric liquids, induced lightning phenomena. He is author of more than 30 papers in major international peer reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings and he is author of 3 patents.

Industrial research and Innovation in surge protection

Leading innovation in surge protection in critical applications of energy, telecommunications, power systems, defense and transportation with cutting edge technologies beyond the conventional protection systems offering unprecedented reliability, efficiency and safety. How nanotechnology overpasses the existing limitations of power systems dielectric insulation; small particles, big impact.