IEEE Schenectady Section

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Power & Energy Society

“MY 33+ YEAR TECHNICAL CAREER AT GE” – Dr.Manoj Shah

This presentation gave a “flying” tour of what Dr. Shah had been involved in over the last 34 years with GE in its various businesses and at its Global Research Center. He summarized all his work that is available in the public domain, mainly with the US Patent Office and IEEE Xplore. It covered his work in electrical devices such as bus work, circuit breakers as well as in the M & D area. The main focus was on various types of electrical machines ranging in temperature from 77° K (-196° C) to >300°, from 1 to 300 bars, from a few kW to > 1 GW, from 10 RPM to 30,000 RPM, from ~100’s of Volts to 27 kV, and so on! The application space ranges from Aviation to Defense to Power Generation to Water to O&G to Transportation!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Dr. Manoj Shah, Life Fellow of IEEE, received his B.Tech. (Honors) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He received MS and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. He recently retired as a Principle Engineer from GE’s Global Research Center after almost 34 years with GE! He spent his career working on electrical devices with the main focus on electric machines. He has ~70 US and many foreign patents with several pending. He has also authored/co-authored over 45 technical papers; some of them have been prize papers. He has given many invited talks internationally. He has been active in the Electric Machines area for IEEE in various capacities and is a past chair of our Schenectady section. He received the 2015 IEEE Gerald Kliman award, the 2012 GE-GRC Coolidge Fellowship award and the 2012 IEEE Nikola Tesla award. He is now open to work as a consultant. 🙂

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IEEE PES SCHENECTADY – ENGINEERING COLLOQUIUM 2016
 
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IEEE PES SCHENECTADY OUTSTANDING ENGINEER AWARD – 2017

Deadlines:
Nominations must be filed by 29 August 2017
Any nomination received after will be considered for 2018.

SELF NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED.Awarded member will be selected based on criteria and submission only. A member can nominate a maximum of three engineers in any review cycle.

RECOGNIZE THE NOMINEES HERE:
PES Schen Chapter OEA web posting

ANNUAL SUMMARY OF CHAPTER ACTIVITIES – 2015:

Download (2015-Annual-Report.pdf, PDF, 3.99MB)

 

NEW PRESENTATION –2015_Steinmetz_Lecture_by_Lynn_Conway

LINK TO STEINMETZ LECTURE VIDEO by Lynn Conway

 

Annual Summary of Chapter Activities for 2014:  IEEE_PES_SchenectadyChapter_YrEndReport2014

2014 Colloquium Summary:  Post Colloquium Article with detail
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