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Providing quality training
for the electric power industry

Biography

Education
Doctor of Philosophy
University of South Florida at Tampa
Electrical Engineering - 2005
Master of Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder
Electrical Engineering (Power) - 1987
Bachelor of Science
Pennsylvania State University
Electrical Engineering - 1983
Engineering Experience
Senior Consulting Engineer
Tampa Electric Company
Tampa, Florida
2000-2002
Transmission System Planning
230 kV, 138 kV, 69 kV, and substations
Senior Engineer
Florida Power Corporation
St. Petersburg, Florida
1992-2000
System Planning
500 kV, 230 kV, 115 kV, 69 kV
System Operations
Generation and Transmission
Transmission Line Engineering
Line Design and Design Automation
Deputy Assoc. Director for Energy Matters
United States Air Force
1606 Air Base Wing
Kirtland Air Force Base
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1988-1992
Electricity
Subtransmission and Distribution Planning, Design, and Operations
Natural Gas
Distribution and Operations
Steam
Distribution
Water & Sewer
Operations
Project Engineer
Public Service Company of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1984-1988
Power Operations
Operating Studies, Dispatcher Training
Distribution Planning
115 kV and 46 kV Subtransmission and Substations
Feeder Planning and Design
Engineer Co-Op
Gilbert/Commonwealth Engineers and Consultants
Reading, Pennsylvania
1980-1983
Electrical Engineering - Nuclear
Cable System Design, Annunciator Design
Electrical Engineering - Fossil
Electrical System Expansion for Balanced Draft Conversions

Teaching Experience
Instructor II
Instructor I
and
Assistant Professor
University of South Florida
College of Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Tampa, Florida
2006-2010, 2013-present
Capstone Design Project
Circuit Analysis 1
Directed Research
Electromagnetics
Electromechanical Systems
Engineering Applications of Vector Analysis
Engineering Ethics and Professional Issues
Foundations of Engineering
IEEE Hardware Competition
Industrial Power Distribution 1
Industrial Power Distribution 2
Introduction to Electrical Systems
Power Quality
Power System Protection
Thesis
Utility Distribution Systems
Assistant Professor
University of South Florida Polytechnic
College of Technology and Innovation
Engineering Department
Lakeland, Florida
2010-2013
Electric Circuits 1
Engineering Economic with Global Implications
Engineering Ethics and Professional Issues
Engineering Mechanics - Statics
Industrial Power Distribution 1
Industrial Power Distribution 2
Linear Algebra
Operations Management
Power Quality
Power System Planning
Substation Engineering
Adjunct Instructor
University of South Florida
College of Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Tampa, Florida
1997-2005
Industrial Power Distribution 1
Industrial Power Distribution 2
Power System Analysis 1
Power System Analysis 2
Utility Distribution Systems
Adjunct Instructor
University of Central Florida
College of Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Orlando, Florida
2004
Power System Analysis
Adjunct Instructor
St. Petersburg Junior College
Mathematics Department
Clearwater, Florida
1994-1997
Topics in College Mathematics
Adjunct Instructor
University of New Mexico
Continuing Education
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986-1992
Computer-Aided Design
Operating Systems

Professional Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Senior Member (1999), Member (1984), Student Member (1983)
Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industry Applications Society (IAS) member
Executive Committee Member, Florida West Coast Section

IEEE Florida West Coast Section

Engineer of the Year
2015

IEEE Florida West Coast Section

PES Chapter Outstanding Engineer
2014

IEEE Region 3 Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator

(Southeast U.S. and Jamaica)
March 2011

IEEE Florida Council

Outstanding Engineering Educator
2009

Transmission & Distribution World Magazine

Instructor of the Month - November 2008

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer - Florida: #45670
Professional Engineer - New Mexico: #10990