Color photo - Alex McEachern Alex McEachern (mack-ECK-urn)
Founder, Power Standards Lab & Power Sensors Ltd
Fellow, IEEE       Convenor, IEC
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Recent travel
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(Link to 2017 Schedule)

(Link to 2019 Schedule)

2018 Schedule
    Completed       Pending
  • January 11, 2018 - Terry Chuah at PSL, Tom Haverstock re patent, M Samotyj start-the-year Lunch
  • January 15, 2018 - PSL Global Information Center - set-up
  • January 22-25, 2018 - DistribuTECH - San Diego California - Chair
  • January 27-29, 2018 - personal - niece Hilary's wedding - Tuscon Arizona
  • February 5-9, 2018 - M Barbaresso at PSL - planning & market size - joined by Scott Ungerer on 2/9
  • February 21, 2018 - Dinner - Gary Morgenthaler (re-scheduled)
  • February 22, 2018 - Washington DC - IEEE SGT Conference, DARPA, NRECA, USPTO
  • February 28, 2018 - Riverside California - DERMS Clean Start Kickoff meeting - LLL, Riverside Pub Pwr, Los Alamos NL, PNNL, SGS
  • March 4, 2018 - Breakfast, Gary Morgenthaler, Menlo Park California
  • March 7-16 2018 - IEC SC77A Working Group 6 - Imposimato - Venice ITALY
  • March 22 2018 - PS Board Meeting, Alameda California
  • March 23 2018 - Oratium at PSL
  • March 31 - April 2, 2018 - (personal) Vacation
  • April (3) & 4-5 2018 - Chair, IEC Working Group 9 (PQ Measurement Methods) at PSL, California
  • April 11, 2018 - "Fab-caused problems for semiconductor tools" - give lunch-and-learn talk in Milpitas California
  • April 16-19, 2018 - IEEE PES T & D Conference - Denver Colorado
  • April 24-29 2018 - EdF, IEC - Paris FRANCE
  • May 2-5 2018 - (personal) Boston Massachusetts
  • May 11 - June 1, 2018 - Northern Europe lecture tour
    • 5/12-5/16 Belgium
    • 5/16-5/18 Germany
    • 5/18-5/23 Switzerland
    • 5/23-5/25 Denmark
    • 5/25-5/30 Norway
    • 5/30-6/1 Sweden
  • June 6, 2018 - Keynote at Power Expo - MEXICO
  • June 12-15, 2018 - PS Board Meeting, Montreal CANADA (cancelled)
  • July 30 - Aug 3, 2018 - IEEE EMC Symposium - Long Beach California
  • August 4-11, 2018 - IEEE PES Annual Meeting - Portland Oregon
  • August 22-24, 2019 - (personal) N Cove
  • August 28, 2018 - travel day
  • August 30-Sept 1, 2018 - Paris FRANCE - CIGRE, IEC
  • September 3-4, 2018 - 2018 Microgrid Symposium - parts-per-billion presentation - Bucharest ROMANIA
  • September 5-6, 2018 - travel day
  • September 10-11, 2018 - Personal time off
  • September 18-21, 2018 - PS Board Meeting, Montreal CANADA (cancelled per CH)
  • September 24-27, 2018 - (personal) Guemes family gathering
  • October 8-12, 2018 (reschedule - not yet determined) - DARPA visit - PSL Alameda
  • October-November 2018 - PSL Lecture Series
  • November-December 2018 - PSL IEEE Papers
  • November-December 2018 - four PSL 5-minute videos
  • December 13, 2018 - PS Board Meeting, Montreal CANADA (cancelled per CH)

Professional activities

Peer-reviewed and Conference Publications

Some other publications Older publications

Patents (Electric power & power quality)

Patents (other topics)

  • Detecting hidden structural damage caused by earthquakes
    • 5,789,677 1998 - Dual-axis force-feedback accelerometer
    • 5,526,694 1996 - Instrument for detecting hidden damage after earthquakes (with Ungerer)
  • Reducing human exposure to magnetic fields
    • 5,680,028 1997 - Toothbrush recharger with reduced EMF
    • 5,536,979 1996 - Switched charger technique (with Haverstock)


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