Mr. Black is born in Kansas City, Missouri to Wilbur Charles and Frances Nichols Black.
Mr. Black receives a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas.
Mr. Black receives a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Black becomes a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey.
Mr. Black becomes an Associate, Senior Associate, and then Staff engineer at IBM in Boulder, Colorado. He serves here until 1984.
Mr. Black serves as a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Black is promoted to an Advisory engineer at IBM in Kingston, New York.
Mr. Black serves as a guest lecturer for a course on analog circuit design at Ulster County Community College.
Mr. Black becomes an IBM Kingston/Poughkeepsie site representative to corporate wide power design seminar series. He presents technical papers at eight seminars over the next three years.
Mr. Black is appointed Section Head of the Offline Applications Group for National Semiconductor in Santa Clara, California.
Mr. Black serves as a workshop panelist at the High Frequency Power Conversion Conference.
Mr. Black becomes manager of the Power Conversion Department at Sun Microsystems in Menlo Park, California. During tenure, he was chair of a corporate power architecture group (Power Systems Strategic Working Group).
Mr. Black becomes manager of the Discrete Applications Department at Fairchild Semiconductor.
Mr. Black serves as a panelist at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.
Mr. Black writes a paper for PESC2007, “Impact of Source Inductance on Synchronous Buck Regulator FET Shoot Through Performance.”
Mr. Black presents a paper at IMAPS 2013 titled, “A Detailed Analysis of How Power Stage and Power Clip Products Achieve Optimized Power Density.”
Mr. Black retires as an electrical engineer.