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Performance Grounding in China

Date: Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Location: SRP Information Services Building (ISB), 1600 N Priest Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Speaker: Ed Weiss, Applied Power Quality Solutions, LLC

Topic: "Performance Grounding in China"

The session will focus on PQ evaluations performed at the Shanghai stock exchange and China Mobile, which is the Verizon equivalent in China. We will offer a unique look into power quality as it is practiced on the other side of the world.

Speaker Bio:
Ed Weiss has been a power quality consultant since 1986. Working for Prime Computer (Natick, MA), he developed and managed that company's power quality value added services program. In that role he was responsible for the education and professional development of more than one hundred power quality specialists in eighteen countries. Working in a variety of business sectors, Mr. Weiss has solved complex power quality and operating environment problems for a variety of companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia. For the past twenty years, Mr. Weiss has focused his attention on power quality problems affecting the medical industry; particularly in imaging, radiology, oncology and neurology.

From 1991 through 2003, Mr. Weiss was Vice President of Power Quality Engineering (Phoenix, AZ) and in July 2003, formed Applied Power Quality Solutions, LLC (Scottsdale, AZ) which provides power quality products and services to hospitals throughout the US. In 2005 APQS introduced the Rad-X Medical Power Filtration System (Rad-X Filter). This unique product is manufactured exclusively for application on high-end X-ray and Magnet based medical systems.

Mr. Weiss is a published author and a popular speaker in his field, and has written technical procedures and standards for power quality, and evaluated products of all description for implementation by high-tech users in this country and abroad.

Mr. Weiss is a co-holder of two patents.
US Patent Number 4,998,067 Portable test apparatus for low current circuit breakers. US Patent Number 5,535,087 Circuit for reducing the effects of transient events on electronic equipment.

Professional Organization Affiliations:

IEEE Associate Member
Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineering (CASHE)
Associate Member
Arizona Power Quality Association (APQA) Founding Member and Former President
Arizona Electric League (AEL)
Power Quality Instructor for the Building Operators Program