Martin Given

Dr

  • United Kingdom

20012020

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Ageing and testing of electrical insulation systems, water treeing, multifactor stressing and accelerated ageing techniques, polarisation and space charge effects in dielectrics, dielectric spectroscopy.

Personal Statement

I have been involved in research activities at the university since 1982 with a broad interest in the properties of insulation systems.  This has included: breakdown and ageing processes in solid insulation systems; Multifactorial ageing of insulation including radioactive stressing and simulated space stressing; diagnostic and condition monitoring techniques for ageing in solid insulation; breakdown in liquid and gasses; Design of switching systems for Pulse Power applications; Generation of high power ultrasound and modification of material properties through the use of nano-particles.

In addition to my research I take an active role in teaching for my department both at home and overseas. I am also First Year Advisor of Studies for students studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering courses and I am the undergraduate academic selector for my department.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

Bachelor of Science, University of Sussex

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Research Output

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    FEA simulation studies of accelerated aging of power cables in water tanks

    Ge, X., Given, M. & Stewart, B. G., 28 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press). 4 p.

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    Thesis

    Ageing of liquid insulation systems including nanoparticle suspensions

    Author: Chen, G., 17 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Given, M. (Supervisor) & MacGregor, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Partial discharge ageing of polymer insulation under combined AC and DC stress at elevated temperatures

    Author: Zhao, W., 15 Jun 2017

    Supervisor: Siew, W. H. (Supervisor) & Given, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Activities

    • 3 Examination
    • 2 Journal peer review

    External Examiner PhD.

    Martin Given (External Examiner)
    8 Dec 2016

    Activity: Examination typesExamination

    IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation (Journal)

    Martin Given (Referee)
    1 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review