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Date(s) - 04/18/2023
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Checkpoint Surgical (6050 Oak Tree Blvd, Independence; in the MAI building)

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Registration and Refreshments: 5:30

Presentation: 6:00

Traditionally, some professionals turn into consulting in their maturity and advanced age, after 30 to 40 years of working in conventional engineering roles. Many are already experts in their fields and wish to share their knowledge for extra retirement income. But engineering consultancy can start at a younger age if the basic tenets of qualifications and experience are met. 

This presentation discusses the basic requirements and challenges of engineering consultancy and is targeted for students or younger professionals at the beginning of their career. The contents are meant to help the target audience to consider consulting as a possible venue compared with traditional full-time employment or entrepreneurial ventures.

Speaker: Abe Shahrodi, Ph.D.                             

Power Magnetronics Solutions™

Abe Shahrodi has been a Power & Energy Professional for over 40 years since receiving his Ph.D. in Power Electronics in 1983 at University of Toronto. He has worked in several companies over the years to innovate and develop advanced products from scratch to production and has helped a number of business start-ups in a wide range of applications such as magnetics & transformers, power electronics, and embedded control product development. He holds four US patents and has a number of IEEE publications that made it to the top 4% of downloads in 2016. He has been consulting for various industries intermittently over the course of his professional life. Currently, he is semi-retired but spends part of his time in consultancy on issues related to design and applications of power components in industrial and manufacturing facilities.


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