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Contact details


Room 1433, floor 4 (1 up)
Teknikringen 31
114 28 Stockholm

(KTH main campus)

see map

59.3496N, 18.0724E
Postal address:

Nathaniel Taylor
Electromagnetic Engineering (ETK)
Teknikringen 31
100 44 Stockholm
Sophisticated communication:

E-mail: taylor@kth.se
Phone: +46 (0)8 790 6222

Mobile phone: +46 (0)73 949 8572

Home: +46 (0)8 648 0667
(may be useful for urgent things out-of-hours)

Own webpages: http://ntmm.org/~nt/

Present position

I work in the department of Electromagnetic Engineering EME (formerly ETK) within the school of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science EECS (formerly EE), at the Royal Institute of Technology KTH in Stockholm.


KTH's automatic Profile page for me gives some further details of course-involvement.

Undergraduate teaching.   In the past five years I have been responsible for courses in Electric Circuit Analysis for several programs: Energy and Environment (course EI1120), Electrical Engineering (course EI1110), and Information Technology and Microelectronics (course EI1102). These have been adjusted to the focus of the program, but all contain at least basic dc, transient and ac analysis of linear circuits. Currently I am teaching just the Energy and Environment course. Besides this I have contact with Electrical Engineering students through project tasks and mentoring.

Masters teaching.   Within the international MSc program in Power Engineering I am involved in courses and thesis supervision. I am responsible for a course in Power System Protection (EI2439) which I developed starting in 2014. I develop and run project tasks in the Electrotechnical Modelling course (EI2433). In the High Voltage Engineering and Electrotechnical Design courses I previously have run tasks and laboratory exercises. I aim to have around two MSc-thesis students active at a time, with projects on wide-ranging topics not necessarily coupled with our other projects.

Research.   Most of my work has been in high-voltage insulation-diagnostics and measurements. I supervise or co-supervise several PhD students working in diverse topics within this area and extending to more materials-oriented studies. Some idea of the subjects can be seen from the Publications. More recently I have focused on projects within power system protection, considering the apparatus, measurements, principles and electrical studies: i.e. looking from a primary system and 'applications' viewpoint. From 2017 I have a fault-location PhD project and (co-supervised) a distribution protection project, and hope soon to get further projects in the diverse extremes of transmission line and microgrid protecion.

Other.   Current administrative tasks include work as deputy-director of the funding organisation SweGRIDS.


My undergraduate degree was MEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) at Imperial College, London; the final year was an exchange here at KTH, reading courses mainly in power-system and high-voltage and doing a final year project. This was followed by postgraduate studies in power systems at Imperial College, studying coordinated voltage control in power systems. I took the licentiate and PhD degrees here at KTH, investigating dielectric spectroscopy at low and variable frequency, and their combination with partial-discharge measurements, for condition assessment of stator insulation in large rotating machines. More on that can be found here: DS and PD project. My habilitation (docent) is also from KTH, in the broad area of "electric power", based on work mainly with high-voltage engineering.

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