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Dr. Juan R. Pimentel

Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kettering University

LEARNING: "the creation of knowledge through the transformation of experience"

Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Kettering. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Virginia and joined Kettering in 1980. His expertise is in the area of computer networks, particularly networking issues related to real-time protocols, industrial communications, dependable embedded systems, and distributed control systems. He has performed extensive research in the U.S., Germany, Spain, and Colombia and is a recognized international expert in the area of industrial communications and real-time protocols. From 1987 to 1988 he was a Guest Professor at the Fraunhofer Institute, Karlruhe, Germany where he developed an industrial LAN encoder used in a German National Standard (DIN) and co-designer of the presentation and application layers of Profibus. During the academic years 1991-1993 he was a visiting Research Professor at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid where he did research on an ESPRIT project dealing with autonomous intelligent mobile robots. During 2001 he was a Fulbright scholar performing teaching and research in the area of distributed control systems at the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.
His current interests are in the areas of safety, reliability, and availability of distributed control systems, virtual learning environments, and mobile computing. He is the author of two books on computer networks and multimedia systems respectively. He has contributed many chapters for a number of books and handbooks. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi and has been listed in Who is Who in Technology and Who is Who in the Midwest He is s Senior member of the administration committee of the Industrial Electronics Society of IEEE and the IES liason to the IEEE Standards Board.

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