GE Global Research Chief Engineer - Electronics & Energy Conversion
BSEE Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1970
MSEE Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1981
Ph.D. Cornell University, 1984
Began GE career in 1970 with engineering assignments in industrial control, automation, and power systems. Subsequent graduate studies concentrated in control systems and computer science with PhD thesis on Variable Speed Wind Turbine Generators.
Joined GE Research in 1989 and in 1999 was appointed Chief Engineer for electrical & electronic systems with responsibilities for product applications across all GE businesses. He has been a corporate champion for renewable energy within GE and one of the founding leaders of GE’s wind energy business.
Member of the IEEE Industry Application, Computer, Power Electronics, Power Engineering, and Automatic Control Societies. He has authored more than 25 technical papers and has been awarded 28 patents.