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Expert in Process Automation

Expert ID: 725534 Kentucky, USA

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He has spent 14 years designing and maintaining power plant Digital Control Systems. He has led the checkout and startup of two new fossil power plants.

He has spent 14 years teaching machines to think and see using PLCs primarily the Allen-Bradley brand. These machines are used in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, food, steel, plastics and power.

He is currently acting as a consultant in the design of vision systems used in the coke oven equipment industry.He has provided programming services on machines used in light manufacturing and conveyor systems.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: BSEE Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Kentucky

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: System Engineer Department: Fossil Power Generation
Responsibilities:
He is responsible for the maintenance and security of the plant DCS (Digital Control System).
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1996 to 2004 Employer: Process Control Concepts Title: Electrical Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
Designed control systems for chemical and food plants.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 1996 Employer: Saturn Machine Title: Electrical Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
Designed machine control systems for the coke oven equipment industry. Three dimensional robotics using electrohydraulics.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to 1993 Employer: John Brown Engineering Title: Chief Controls Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
Designed instrument and control systems for chemical and pharmaceutical plants.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1980 to 1990 Employer: Tennessee Valley Authority Title: Instrument and Control Engineer Department:
Responsibilities:
Built and maintained power plant control systems for mainly fluidized bed combustors.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: Canada/Ontario Summary: He provided startup services and maintenance training on coke oven equipment.

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