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Robert G. Olsen

Robert G. Olsen ([email protected]received the B.S.E.E. degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, in 1968, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA, in 1970 and 1974, respectively. Since 1973, he has been with Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Other positions include Senior Scientist with Westinghouse Georesearch Laboratory, NSF Faculty Fellow with GTE Laboratories, and Visiting Scientist with ABB Corporate Research and EPRI. His research interest is application of electromagnetic theory to high-voltage transmission systems. He has nearly 100 publications in refereed journals. He is one of the authors of the AC Transmission Line Reference Book—200 kV and Above (EPRI, 2005). Dr. Olsen is an Honorary Life Member of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society. He is also past USNC representative to CIGRE Study Committee 36 (EMC) and Past Chair of the IEEE Power Engineering Society AC Fields and Corona Effects Working Groups. In addition, he is also the Past Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Science.