I am a Senior Staff Scientist at Aclara Power Line Systems, formerly Distribution Control Systems, Inc. located in Hazelwood, Missouri. I have been with the company since July of 1984. I hold several patents including US Patents 5,198,796, 6,940,396, 8,542,720 and 9,294,147 having to do with the power line communications technology on which the companies' TWACS system is based. I have been part of the remote transponder design team, the substation equipment design teams and am currently the lead scientist in the product support team. My primary responsibilities are technology related problems, power electronics and transformers and support test equipment development.

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