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Expert in Electrical Engineering, Power Distribution, Control Systems, and Instrumentation

Expert ID: 721845 West Virginia, USA

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Expert has been the President of an electric control panels manufacturing company for 30 years. His company provides custom control panels for all types of automated industries including providing design and process instrumentation systems and programmable controller systems. Projects he has designed include: control systems for automated industries using analog instrumentation to control flow, pressure, temperature, level, etc.; automation control for mechanical processes, chemical process, and utilities for treating water and waste water; and control resistors for reduced voltage starting of electric motors.

Expert has experience in quoting, designing, purchasing and producing coal mine power distribution equipment. He has also designed and built hardware for industrial power distribution including portable substations and permanent installations. Early in his career, he was in charge of the electrical construction and maintenance of coal mines and coal processing plants.

He is presently applying electric motors to operate chemical process and other types of automated industries. He has carried out quality control and processes procedures in the repair of electric motors and other mining machine components. He also designed and developed track mounted personnel carriers for use in the coal mining industry.

He has designed and built electric power substations to transform electrical power from transmission level to the levels used by mining, commercial, and industrial operations. Expert has also designed and built electric power transmission lines used in industry.

Because of expert’s work in the construction industry, he is familiar with the safety standards applied to the utilization of electricity, the National Electric Code, and the National Electrical Safety Code. He has also worked with attorneys in litigation concerning electrical failure or injury.

His company designs and installs control systems in buildings and processes that reduce energy usage. He has designed power distribution systems which use the lowest energy loss method of distributing electric power. Expert also designs and applies hardware which controls motors using energy saving solid state drives. He is familiar with variable frequency control of motors.

Expert has, in the past, worked with attorneys to provide technical assistance in litigation.He has worked with utility users to reduce utility (energy) costs. Expert has worked with automated industries to improve process control.He has worked with insurance adjusters to determine possible subrogation in electrical claims.He has worked with general contractors to check installations and assure quality control.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Roanoke, Virginia - Charleston, West Virginia - Huntington, West Virginia

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1967 Degree: M.S.E.E. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Virginia Tech
Year: 1960 Degree: B.S.E.E. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Virginia Tech

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1974 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for sales, design, manufacturing, and all phases of finances.
Years: 1969 to 1974 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Chief Engineer Department: Service Center Division Responsibilities: He supervised the engineering department. He was also responsible for quality control and the process procedures of the motor rewind shop, and was the chief engineer for the design and development of track-mounted personnel carriers for the coal mining industry.
Years: 1966 to 1969 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Electrical Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for power distribution to all the coal mines, electrical construction for coal treating plants, and energy conservation and analysis.
Years: 1965 to 1966 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Chief Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: He was responsible for the design and manufacture of underground power distribution equipment for coal mines.
Years: 1963 to 1966 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Electrical Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: He designed electrical motors used in the aerospace industry.
Years: 1962 to 1963 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Electrical Engineer Department: Radford Arsenal Responsibilities: He was the project engineer for an explosives manufacturing plant.
Years: 1960 to 1962 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Electrical Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: He designed power resistors used in motor controls.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1988 to 1988 Country / Region: Azores/Portugese Territory Summary: Started up programmable controller automation for an airplane fueling facility.
Years: 2002 to 2002 Country / Region: England Summary: He repaired medical pulsing equipment for pain control.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the Instrument Society of America (ISA) and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).
Licenses / Certifications
He is a licensed Professional Engineer in West Virginia, Virtinia, and Indiana.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has one patent.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has provided expert testimony in the areas of electrical fires, control failures, and other electrical power distribution problems. Clients served in this capacity include GAB, Gay and Taylor, USF&G, State Farm, plus a number of attorneys.
Training / Seminars
He wrote an electrical maintenance manual and has provided training for natural gas well attendants.
Vendor Selection
Expert can locate subcontractors, suppliers, and consultants as part of his work in operating his company (Industrial Electric Corporation).
Marketing Experience
He is responsible for marketing energy services projects for his company.

Fields of Expertise

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