报 告 人：Prof. Akiko Kumada
会议时间：2月20日 (周一) 9:00
会议地点：Zoom Meeting: 819 5835 4113 Password: 438137
Prof. Akiko Kumada received theB.Eng., M.Eng., and Dr.degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tokyoin 1994，1996, and 1999, respectively. After working as aresearch associate in the same university from 1999 to 2001. shejoined the Tokyo Electric Power Company as a researcher from2001 to 2003. Since April 2003, she has been with theDepartment of Electrical Engineering of the University of Tokyo and is now a professor of electrical engineering.
My research focuses on high voltage and discharge phenomena. High voltage engineering isa fundamental technology for electric power systems, which are social infrastructure. Inrecent years, electric power systems are undergoing a period of great technical and institutional change with the massive introduction of renewable energy and distributed powersources, high ageing of existing equipment, and the separation of power transmission anddistribution.We are conducting research related to high-voltage insulation and currentinterruption technology for the development of high-voltageDC transmission networks andthe upgrading ofexisting ACtransmissionnetworks.Weuseopticaltechnologyfordischargemeasurement,information technology for simulation, and even chemistry to elucidate theproperties of insulating materials and to design materials, We believe that this is a field in which students can learn a wide range of fundamentals and apply them in society.