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George KaradyGeorge Karady

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Research expertise
Power electronics, high-voltage engineering, power systems

George G. Karady received his master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Budapest. He was appointed Salt River Chair Professor at ASU in 1986. Previously, he was with EBASCO Services where he served as chief consulting electrical engineer, manager of electrical systems and chief engineer of computer technology. He was an electrical task supervisor for the Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor project in Princeton. Karady has graduated 23 doctoral and 57 master’s students. He is an IEEE Fellow and has published a book, several book chapters, 136 journal and 226 conference papers.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, Technical University of Budapest
M.S., electrical engineering, Technical University of Budapest

Recognition and awards
Fellow of IEEE (1978); IEEE PES Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award (2015); Best Transaction Paper Award (with K. Holbert) (2010); Chair, Awards Committee, IEEE PES Chapter and membership division (2000-2005); President, IEEE Phoenix Section (2004); Honorary doctorate, Technical University of Budapest (1999); IEEE Third Millennium Medal; IEEE PES Working Group (WG) Recognition Award (2002); Chair, WG that prepared IEEE Standard 1313-2.

Professional associations
IEEE Fellow
Chair of IEEE PES I0 Power Electronics Subcommittee

Selected publications

G. Karady, K. Holbert, Electric Energy Conversion and Transport using an Interactive Computer-Based Approach, Second Edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc. ISBN 978-0-470-93699-3- 2013.

J.R. Prigmore, J. A. Mendoza, G. G. Karady: Comparison of Four Different Types of Ferromagnetic Materials for Fault Current Limiter Applications. IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 1491-1498, July 2013

Xianjun Zhang, George G. Karady, Kalyan R. Piratla, Samuel T. Ariaratnam: Optimal Allocation of CHP-Based Distributed Generation on Urban Energy Distribution Networks. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, pp. 246-253, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2014

J. R Prigmore, Jorge A. Mendoza, and George G. Karady: “A neodymium hybrid fault current limiter”. International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, DOI: 10.1002/ETEP.1915 2014.

Jiajun Liu, George Karady, “Influence of Insulation Barrier on AC Creepage Breakdown with Grounded Back Electrode”, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 1694-1701, 2015.