History Protection - Relaying in Japan

Authors: Phil Beaumont, Toshiba, UK, Tadashi Nakamura and Noriyoshi Suga, Toshiba, Japan

Biography

Phil Beaumont
read Electrical Engineering at Leeds in the UK and graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree. He trained as an engineer with the Central Electricity Generating Board where he stayed for 14 years working in the fields of Measurements and Protection & Control. He has worked with ABB, Reyrolle Protection and VA Tech where he held various engineering positions in sales & marketing, applications, Chief Engineer R&D and as Engineering Director. Phil is a Chief Specialist with Toshiba, a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Fellow of the IET. He is active in a number of CIGRE and IEEE PSRC WGs and is IEC TC95 MT4 Secretary.

Tadashi Nakamura
received the B.S degree and M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1982 from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.  He has been with Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. He has been engaged in development, design and engineering of protection and control for power systems. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ). He is Senior Manager of Energy Automation Systems Engineering Depatartment of  Toshiba.

Noriyoshi Suga
received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1975 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.  He has been with Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. He has been engaged in development of the protective relay and relay apparatus.
Mr.Suga is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ) and Chairman of the Japanese National Committee for IEC/TC95 (Measuring Relays and Protection Equipment).

BeijingSifang June 2016