by J.R. Dunki-Jacobs • F.J. Shields • Conrad St. Pierre
Conrad St. Pierre,received his BSEE and MSEE degrees from University of Maine and Union College in Schenectady, NY.
He started his Schenectady GE career by joining the Industrial Power Systems Engineering Operation (IPSEO) where he was responsible for the analyses of power systems for large industrials and electric utility companies, utilizing the broad array of computer programs, which he helped write, update, and served as instructor for In 1986 he became Manager of IPSEO.
is the recipient of several GE Managerial Awards.
Upon completing 26 years of GE service, he joined Power Technologies, Inc. (PTI) in Schenectady, as Manager of Industrial Power Systems, where he continued to perform studies of his expertise for the following 6 years.
In 1997, he formed "Electrical Power Consultants, LLC" in Schenectady, NY providing ongoing analytical and engineering services to date.
Conrad was a Senior Member of the IEEE and served on several subcommittees; as Chairman of the Violet Book (on short circuits), and as a member of IEEE-1584 Arc Flash Working Group.
He was a member of the U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Advisory Group.
(co)-authored some 20 articles for trade journals, and Papers for IEEE
Conferences, of which five were published in the Transactions.
self-published a book entitled: "A Practical Guide to Short-Circuit Calculations" (2001).