Spangler Prototype Inc
Jim Spangler is a Life Member of the IEEE with over 40 years of electronics design experience and is President of Spangler Prototype Inc. (SPI). His power electronics engineering consulting firmâ€™s priority is helping companies to place products into production, assisting them to pass government regulations and agency standards such as UL, FCC, ANSI, IES, and the IEC.
For many years, he worked as a field applications engineer (FAE) for Motorola Semiconductor, On Semiconductor, Cirrus Logic, and Active Semiconductor, assisting customers in using semiconductors to design products. He published numerous application notes and conference papers at a variety of conferences: IEEE-APEC, IEEE-ECCE, IEEE-IAS, and PCIM. Topics included power factor correction, lighting, and automotive applications.
As a Field Application Engineer, he traveled internationally, giving switch-mode power supply seminars in Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Mexico, and Canada.
Jim has a Masterâ€™s Degree from Northern Illinois University (NIU), and was a PhD candidate at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He taught senior and first-level graduate student classes: Survey of Power Electronics, Fields and Waves, and Electronic Engineering at IIT and Midwest College of Engineering.
Jim is a member of the IEEE: IAS, PELS, PES; the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) where he is co-chair of the Safety and Compliance Committee.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
2:30 PM – 5:35 PM
Thursday, March 19, 2020
3:00 PM – 3:25 PM