This tutorial is targeted for young professionals.  It is intended to provide the best practices for a variety of traditional and professional measures, be interactive, and give tools for continued success.  Traditional measurement best practices include electrical (voltage, current, impedance, etc.) and environmental (acceleration, temperature, humidity, pressure, etc.) parameters.  Professional measures include career growth, depth and breadth of technical knowledge.  As it is intended to be interactive, please come with questions and stories related to the title.  Last, the tutorial will focus on ideological tools to be applied to your measures and careers. 

Presenter Bio

Erik Timpson

Erik received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri in 2014. He received a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri – Kansas City, Missouri in 2012. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Honors and minors in Math, Physics, and Biology from Missouri Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri in 2004.

During and after B.S. graduation, he worked at Sprint in Kansas City Missouri as a Product Development Engineer (2001-2008). He is now a Professional Principal Metrology Engineer for Honeywell, in Kansas City Missouri (2008-present). He was awarded a Technology Fellowship to pioneer the instrumentation applications of Electromagnetic Launchers. His Dissertation was titled Theory of Pulse Forming Networks for Acceleration Waveform Time Domain Replication. His publication record includes 9 journal and conference publications in his fields of specialization. His research interests include metrology, uncertainty of measure, pulsed power, energy conversion, electromechanical systems, biocompatibility, MEMS, and RF.

Dr. Timpson is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Nu Epsilon, and NCSLI. He has always had a love for education marked by his extensive tutoring, peer instructing, and undergraduate research at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is the Young Professional Representative for IEEE I&M ADCOM.