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Full name: 
Joseph Goldenburg
Job title: 
Senior Research Engineer
; Mechanical Systems Section Leader; Hardware Program Manager
Email address: 
Work phone: 
4046751858
Fax: 
404.675.1820
Office: 
NEETRAC

Mr. Goldenburg grew up in Atlanta and attended Georgia Tech where he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in operations research in 1992 and 1994, respectively. As an undergraduate and graduate student, Mr. Goldenburg started his career in product development and testing by working as a co-op student employee at Lexmark International. Mr. Goldenburg has held various engineering and management positions in new product R&D, where he has focused on product quality through design for manufacturing, testing, and procurement. Immediately prior to joining Georgia Tech NEETRAC in 2009, Mr. Goldenburg was the chief R&D engineer for Siemens Energy & Automation A/C Controls business.

At NEETRAC, Mr. Goldenburg manages the mechanical section and enjoys consulting with the Center's members and helping them solve many unusual problems.

Research interests: 
  • Overhead lines component qualification, testing, and failure analysis
  • Work methods, construction, and inspection practices for Overhead Lines
  • In-field overhead line inspections
  • Line/Bus rating and ampacity calculations
  • Repair-replace & component selection decision support
  • Manufacturing practices and audits
  • Supplier quality management methods
  • Mechanical, thermal, and environmental testing and research
Distinctions: 
  • Professional Engineer, Georgia
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt
  • Member ANSI C119
  • Chair ANSI C119.0
  • Member, IEEE/PES, Overhead Lines
  • Member, ASTM B01

US Patent 6,860,641, Faceplate electrostatic discharge attenuating waveguide, March 1, 2005.

Last revised December 13, 2017