Generator Expert : Jim Lau – Combined Cycle Journal

Generator Expert : Jim Lau

About Jim Lau

  • BSEE Pennsylvania State University
  • Worked at Westinghouse in Generator Service starting 1981
  • Continued employment with Siemens in 1998
  • Continued employment with Siemens-energy in 2020.
  • Vice-Chair of IEEE PES Electric Machinery Committee
  • I have worked primarily on electrical engineering topics including winding design, insulation, testing, failure analysis and monitoring for turbo-generators, brushless exciters, and hydrogenerators.

Generator Areas of Special Skill

  • Field windings
  • Stator windings
  • Stator core and frame
  • Excitation systems
  • Failure root cause
  • Inspection
  • Testing
  • Maintenance/Repairs
  • Relaying, instrumentation, etc.
  • Mis-operation


  • Onsite
  • Remote Assistance
  • Available only through Siemens Energy


Jim Lau


615 S. Deerwood Ave
Orlando, FL 32825
United States

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