TEAM DIRECTORY BY BUSINESS UNIT

GENERATION TECHNOLOGY & TESTING


As Director of Powertech’s Generation Technology & Testing group, Mr. Darren Bromley focuses on supporting asset integrity management for electrical utilities and equipment manufacturers. Collaborating with Powertech’s internal experts, Mr. Bromley’s team offers engineering techniques for damage mitigation, repair strategies, and asset life extension for efficient and cost-effective solutions. The team also provides failure analysis (forensic investigation), fitness-for-service analysis, weld repair strategies, coatings and corrosion testing and consulting, evaluation of material properties, microstructural assessment, and general metallurgical consultation.

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phone: 604.590.6616   
cellular: 604.374.2744


Dr. Sasi Sasitharan is a technical leader and project manager on Powertech’s Inspections team, providing a diverse array of testing and consultation services including non-destructive testing, civil and seismic engineering, and on-site inspections. His fields of interest include non-destructive testing, laboratory and field testing of soils, embankment dam surveillance and seepage investigation, seismic design, and carbon sequestration. He has authored numerous publications on these subjects. Dr. Sasitharan is a registered professional engineer in the Province of British Columbia and is a member of the Canadian Geotechnical Engineering Society.

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phone: 604.590.7412   
cellular: 604.723.9121


Mr. Soltani is an Electrical Engineer with extensive experience in design, testing, and evaluation of insulation system of high voltage rotating machines. With more than 20 years of experience, he currently leads the Generation Services Team at Powertech Labs. Generation Services Team provides variety of diagnostic tests, and accelerated aging programs for evaluation of stator bars/coils, as well as condition assessment and site testing for large rotating machines. The team also offers NERC and WECC compliance testing, modelling, and model revalidation for large generators.

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phone: 604.590.6648


As Team Lead of Powertech’s Materials Solutions team, Mr. Patrick Ho specializes in corrosion and coatings related engineering projects with a focus on transmission and distribution structures and hydroelectric generation facilities. He leads his team to assist clients with materials failure, characterization studies, corrosion testing and evaluation, and coatings related investigations.

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phone: 604.590.6694   
cellular: 604.999.4900


Mr. Glenn Stark is a Senior Materials and Corrosion Engineer and Project Manager with Powertech’s Applied Materials Group. Through over 18 years of professional engineering practice he has developed expertise in a diverse range of consulting engineering services such as failure analysis, welding engineering, corrosion assessment, and non-destructive testing.

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phone: 604.598.5037  
cellular: 604.365.1402