Donald G. Kasten


Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Office address:

207 Caldwell Laboratory

2024 Neil Avenue



Mailing address:

205 Dreese Laboratory

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2015 Neil Avenue

Columbus, OH  43210-1272

Phone:  (614)  292-1901

FAX:    (614)  292-7596





Autumn quarter 2006 schedule:


ECE 643, MWF, 1:30 3:18 p.m., CL 120






        Education:              BSEE (67), University of Missouri Rolla

MSEE (69) and PhDEE (76), University of Missouri Columbia


        Research interests:  Current research topics include investigation of partial discharge in electrical systems for aerospace applications (i.e., in low pressure environments); transmission line grounding safety issues using an electrolytic tank; magnetic fields due to FACTS devices.


        Other research topics include:  welding transformer design, magnetic flux density distributions in AC substations (field and laboratory measurements and digital modeling), electric fields in AC substations and in HVDC converter stations, the design and performance of AC substation grounding grids and electric field effects from hybrid transmission lines.


        Societies: Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, IEEE


        Registered professional Engineer in Ohio and Illinois


        Personal interests:  flower gardening, golfing, reading mystery and detective novels



D.G. Kasten, 20 September 2006