Thomas Baldwin

Associate Professor

Florida State University

Center for Advanced Power Systems

2000 Levy Street

Tallahassee, FL 32310


Telephone: 850-644-5677

Fax: 850-644-7456


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Key words:

Distribution systems, Power quality, Transformers, Computational techniques and Simulation

Unlisted key words: Grounding

Research description:

  • Arc-flash hazard incident energy calculations and measurements;
  • LV high-impedance grounding systems;
  • LV ground fault protection and fault locating;
  • Reactive compensation for arc-welding facilities;
  • 3.5 MVA high-temperature superconducting transformer development and testing;
  • Cryo-dielectrics for MV applications;
  • Transformer optimization for superconducting transformers;
  • Non-intrusive, 3-phase, load identification;
  • Dynamic modeling of large fuel-cells

Laboratory facilities:

  • Real-time power-system digital simulator laboratory;
  • 5 MW motor/generator/dynamometer testing facility;
  • Hardware-in-the-loop testing laboratory for power system controllers, protective relaying, and new hardware;
  • 50 MVA, 12.47kV/4.16kV/480V, experimental distribution system;
  • Machine laboratory;

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