United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Andrew J. Mantey

Drew Mantey is a Senior Technical Leader in the nuclear sector of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). His research areas is focused on aging management of passive electrical components which includes electric cables. Research in this area includes aging management program implementation, condition monitoring of cables, forensic evaluation to better understand polymer degradation causes and detection. He also host a cable user group and annually teaches courses on low and medium voltage cables and the aging management of them.

Drew joined EPRI in 2004 and spent seven years developing an equipment reliability program for several Japanese utilities before moving to Plant Engineering in 2008. He has more than 30 years’ experience in power plant systems, components, maintenance and predictive maintenance technologies.

Drew received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and is a member of IEEE. Drew received a Senior Reactor Operator certification in 1990. In 2015 he was recognized by EPRI with a Chauncey award, their highest award, for support his work on cable research to support nuclear power plant operation beyond 60 years.
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