IEEE Pittsburgh Section Consultants Directory


If you are an IEEE member in the Pittsburgh Section working as a consultant or contractor and would like to be added to the IEEE Consultant Directory, please email your information telephone number(s), address, e-mail, FAX, and a brief (fifty words or less) description of your specialty to gwc2@psu.edu


ROBERT B. ANTICOLE, P.E.
Advanced Actuators
19 Commons Drive
Bradfordwoods, PA 15015

Phone: (724) 935-3702
Fax: (724) 935-9352
Email: anticole@telerama.com

Specialty: Servo Motors, Drives and Feedback Controls: Design, Teaching, Troubleshooting; Power Electronics design and manufacturing; Embedded Micro controllers with assembly language programming and Visual Basic interface design.


HANK BURTON
Literati Information Technology, LLC (http://www.literati.com)
PO Box 638
68 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26507-0638

Phone: (304) 296-8026
Email: wburton@literati.com

Literati Information Technology provides computer consulting services including computer systems managenment; network design, implementation, and management; Internet/Intranet services; and application and database programming services.


YANG CAI, Ph. D.
700 Technology Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15230

Phone: (412) 268-1518
Fax:      (412) 268-6960
Email: ycai@cmu.edu

Scientist at Carnegie Mellon Research Institute.  Specialty includes system modeling and system optimization.  Interested in consultant work in the Pittsburgh area.


Donald M Colaberardino, PE
123 Matthews Drive

Beaver, PA 15009

 

Phone: (724) 728-5146

Cell: (724) 777-2930
Email: colaber@comcast.net

Specialty: Over 25 years experience in the design of power distribution and control systems for various industrial and commercial applications. Job functions include: electrical power coordination and fault study; AC and DC Drive design; programmable controller programming and MMI programming; interaction with IEEE, NEMA, NFPA, UL/CSA and KEMA agencies; and responding to various application issues with  low voltage distribution equipment.


KEITH R. COOPER
Principal Engineer
C-M-B Engineering Services
PO Box 584
3925 Reed Blvd., Suite 100B
Murrysville, PA 15668

Phone: (412) 733-2395
Fax:      (412) 327-5667
Email: cmbengrg@nb.net

C-M-B Engineering Services specializes in performing industrial electrical power system studies, which include short circuit, protective device coordination, load flow, voltage regulation, and harmonic. C-M-B recommends the means to obtain the most reliable, efficient power system with the most cost-effective equipment. Our personnel have 27 years of experience.


WILS L. COOLEY, Ph.D., P.E.
220 Mary Hoge Road
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Tel: 724-627-6120

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department
West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6104
Morgantown, WV 26506-6104

Phone: (304) 293-0405 x527
Fax:      (304) 293-8602
Email: cooley@cemr.wvu.edu

Consulting services related to grounding of power and communication systems. Establishing low resistance and low reactance connections to earth.  Shock hazards due to earth currents and lightning.


George W. Crawford Ph.D., P.E.

317 Church Lane

Sewickley, PA 15143-1013

 

(412) 741-9643

Email: gwc2@psu.edu

 

 

Consulting services related to large scale computing, simulation, CAD, CAM, CAE, and business development.

 


JOHN LOUIS DANIHEL, Jr.
2116 Pleasant View Drive

JOHN LOUIS DANIHEL, Jr.
2116 Pleasant View Drive
Ford City, Pennsylvania 16226

Email: WDanihel@ix.netcom.com

Signal processing extending from the propagation channel, antenna aperture, RF, IF to baseband processing. Identify and formulate problem from analysis phase to hardware implementation. Analog Devices mixed-signal and 21xx/21xxx DSP. Motorola 680x0 microprocessors. Emphasize the time, frequency and spatial decomposition of complex modulations with extraction of information in the waveform.




MAREK J. DRUZDZEL, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences
Intelligent Systems Program, and Medical Informatics Training Program
University of Pittsburgh

Phone: (412) 624-9432
Fax:      (412) 624-2788
Email: marek@sis.pitt.edu

Specialty: Decision analysis, risk analysis, decision making under uncertainty in business, industry, and medicine. Decision support systems.

 


DAVID C. EVANS
Software Consultant & Engineer

Tel/Fac: (724) 752-1956

Email: daveevans@computer.org

Consulting in real time SCADA and Telemetry Systems for: Rail Electrification, Electric Utilities, Water Utilities, and Mining.


JACK R. FEDOR
Alion Science and Technology
JJMA Maritime and Industrial Engineering Operation

Edgewood Towne Centre (Suite 400)

1789 South Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15236-8435

Phone: (412) 473-6118
Fax:      (412) 473-6202
Email:
jfedor@alionscience.com

Alion - JJMA specializes in design, engineering and project management support from concept through production or construction.  Primary clients include the Department of Defense, naval and commercial marine engineering, and industrial and power industries.  Utilize software such as EASYPOWER, SKM Power Tools, EDSA, SIMPLORER and AutoCad 2006 Electrical in the design, M&S, application, and troubleshooting of electrical systems and components. 

Experience in power generation (generator sets, governors, protective relaying), power distribution (load analysis, fault analysis, arc fault studies , breaker coordination studies, motor starting studies) power quality (wiring and grounding, harmonic analysis, continuity studies).  Expertise in alternate energy systems (batteries, fuel cells).


TIM GRAETTINGER
Discovery Corps, Inc. (http://www.discovery-corps.com)
221 Bluestone Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15102

Phone:(412)-831-2311
Fax:     (412)-831-2656
Email: tgraettinger.@discovery-corps.com

Discovery Corps provides intelligent, decision-support software to our manufacturing and process control clients. We deliver solutions for virtual sensing, sensor fault detection, vendor/supplier analysis, and predictive modeling and control. To ensure our clients' success, we offer complete support from project management to system integration and training.

 


Louis Hart, Ph.D.

30 Fitch Avenue

Wheeling, WV 26003

(304) 233-6616

 

Email: louishart@ieee.org

 

Certified Reliability Engineer, American Society for Quality. Consulting in quality and productivity services: Engineering Statistics, Process and Quality Improvement, Reliability Analysis, Design of Experiments, Quality Systems, and Technical Documemtation.

 


RICHARD J. HAVERLACK
Technical Marketing Company
228 Sweet Gum Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Phone: (412) 826-1477
Fax:      (412) 826-1101
Email: r.haverlack@computer.org

Expert in marketing technical products and services. Accomplished in the introduction of innovative products and new technologies. Experienced in structuring product/technology launch, including innovation pricing, cost-optimized promotion, distribution channel design, and innovation trial marketing. Also, perform innovation competitive assessments and market timing studies. Familiar with start-up culture and requirements.


DANIEL J. JANICIK
President
DK Technologies, Inc.
9 Regola Drive
Irwin, PA 15642

 

Phone & Fax: (724) 744-2869
Email: dktech@alltel.net

DK Technologies, Inc. specializes in the design of hardware and software for industrial and medical applications. This service includes circuit design and layout, embedded microprocessor software development, and new product design. Our clients are typically small manufacturers who lack the in-house expertise to develop new products or modify existing products. We can provide the resources necessary from the concept phase to production.


JAMES (JIM) L. KARN
Operations Director
Alien Robotics, Inc.
6905 Merton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15202

Phone: (412) 761-8132
Fax:      (412) 734-1004
Email: AlienRobotics@Juno.com

Computer Applications & Solutions - Voice Control. For Demos: (412) 732-9000


SEONG-HWOON KIM
Principal Investigator
SK Associates
2907 5th Ave.
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 847-5234 (W), (724) 843-8039 (H)
Fax:       (724) 847-6714
Email: shk@geneva.edu

Antenna design and analysis. Special emphasis on phased array and novel radiating element design. Experience with broadband antennas and high Q antennas in the UHF thru X-band frequencies;
Computer modeling of array performance, radiating element performance and electromagnetic phenomenology using Finite, Difference Time Domain (FDTD), custom Matlab simulations, and Method of Moments; Radar systems analysis; Communications systems analysis;


LEO MARSH
LLI Technologies
806 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 338-0700
Email: lmarsh@llitechnologies.com

LLI Technologies headquarted in Pittsburgh, PA, is a consulting engineering and construction company that has provided professional services since 1910. LLI specializes in planning, design and construction services for projects with advanced communications and critical system infrastructure requirements. As systems integration engineers, LLI bridges advanced building technology into today’s business and academic environments.


NIGEL P. McQUIN
Electrical Power Consultant
1610 Basil Street
North Versailles, PA 15137-2603

Phone & Fax: (412) 824-2165
Email: NPMcQuin@aol.com

Specialty: Communications, Electrical Power Distribution, Electrical Power Generation, Electrical Power Systems, Electrical Power, Transformers, Switchgear and Controls, Failure Analysis, Motors, Test Equipment/Systems, Simulation and Modeling

Work in Low Voltage Testing, High Voltage Testing, High Power Testing, Electrical Machinery, Grounding. Over 20 years experience in the development, design and construction of electrical machinery, covering electro-magnetics, electro-statics, thermal and ventilation disciplines. From conceptual design to detailed analysis, site inspection, repair supervision and failure analysis. Familiar with IEEE collections C37, C57, C62 and other related standards, and the design and operation of high power/ high voltage test and certification laboratories.


STEVEN R. MUSIAL, II P.E.

Principal - CJL Engineering

1555 Coraopolis Heights Road, Suite 4200

Moon Township, PA 15108

Phone: (412) 956-6448 (C) ; (412) 262-1220 (W); (412) 366-4716 (H)
Fax:      (412) 262-2972 (W)
Email: smusial@cjlengineering.com

Senior Member of the IEEE, Pittsburgh Section
Power System & Power Quality Consultant at CJL Engineering with 40 years of electrical engineering experience
BSEE degree from Carnegie Mellon (1974)
Licensed PE in PA since 1978 + Licensed in 14 other states + Washington DC
Electrical Engineering teacher since 1986 (includes electrical and mechanical professional review courses - a total of 42 courses listed on website).

See my website: http://www.The-PE-Electrical-Professor.com

 

Perform on-site electrical system and equipment troubleshooting; Identify system grounding problems and wiring errors; Review existing power circuit designs and recommend improvements; Verify compliance with the National Electrical Code (latest edition); Provide feasible equipment recommendations to improve power quality; Power factor studies; Perform harmonic analysis; Arc Flash, short circuit and coordination studies

 


RALPH D. (Butch) NEAL, MBA, Ph.D.
174 Brewer Road
Morgantown, WV 26505

Phone: (304) 291-8026 or (304) 291-8913
Email: augusta@augusta-wv.com, bneal@acm.org

Augusta's expertise includes: systems and requirements analysis; database design, normalization and query; distributed processing environments; software measurement; structured and object-oriented programming languages; business and scientific programming languages and techniques; technical writing; online help systems.


MICHAEL J. OLIVER

V.P. Electrical/EMC Engineering

MAJR Products Corporation

17540 State Highway 198

Saegertown, PA 16433

 

Phone: (814) 763-3211

Cell: (814) 573-2812

FAX: (814) 763-2952

Email: emi@majr.com

Web site: www.majr.com

 

Chairman - EMC Chapter

IEEE Pittsburgh Section, Region #2

MAJR Products Corporation www.majr.com is an internationally recognized manufacturer of EMI/RFI Shielding Products.  We serve the electronics industry, specifically, telecommunications, aerospace, computers, medical devices, instrumentation, commercial electronics, government, and military.  Mike Oliver has over 15 yrs. experience in EMC shielding product application, design, and testing to meet MIL-DTL-83528 and others.


THOMAS J. ROBINSON
RR 3, Box 231
Smithfield, PA 15478

Phone: (412) 569-9103
Email: TRobinson@lcsys.com

B.Sc.E.E. Clarkson Univ. 1970
M.Sc.Computer Science Villanova Univ. 1978
Ph.D. Computer Eng. W. Virginia Univ - working on Ph.D part time since 1993


Thirteen years experience as a programmer and six years experience requirements testing. Worked on large multi-task real time systems for the defense industry.


JOHN R. SZEDON Ph.D.
20 Greenwood Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15221-3650
 

Phone: (412) 731-0788
Email: jszedon@trib.infi.net

Ph. D., Carnegie Mellon University

Technical expertise includes passivation and protection of semiconductor devices and circuits, semiconductor device and circuit reliability, device and material radiation hardness, novel high frequency devices, semiconductor-based chemical sensors, and solar cells. Work experience and qualifications include preparing technical and cost proposals, technical program marketing, developing reliability test procedures, and technician training. Consulted on device selection for enhanced reliability of multichip hybrid circuits in Space Shuttle and satellite applications.


STEPHEN TUBBS P.E.
1344 Firwood Dr.
Pittsburgh PA 15243-186

Phone: (412) 279-4866

Email: electrpow@aol.com

Electrical Power Engineer. Consultant in electrical protection systems, electrical distribution, motor design, motor selection and control, power electronics, electric heating and lighting.


DOUG WILLIAMS
515 Lincoln Ave., # 135
Pittsburgh, PA 15202-3507

Phone: (412) 934-6762
Email: douglw1@usaor.net

EMI/EMC Consultant, specializing in compliance with FCC, EU and MIL-STD EMI/EMC regulations through design, test and analysis. Troubleshooting of compliance test failures. Investigation of operational EMI problems. EMI awareness training.


Updated: 26 Mar 14