Arthur G. Black

Electrical Engineer

Arthur Black Professional Milestones

A Timeline of Professional Milestones

1948

Mr. Black is born in Kansas City, Missouri to Wilbur Charles and Frances Nichols Black.

1971

Mr. Black receives a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas.

1972

Mr. Black receives a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

1972

Mr. Black becomes a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey.

1977

Mr. Black becomes an Associate, Senior Associate, and then Staff engineer at IBM in Boulder, Colorado. He serves here until 1984.

1982

Mr. Black serves as a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.

1984

Mr. Black is promoted to an Advisory engineer at IBM in Kingston, New York.

1986

Mr. Black serves as a guest lecturer for a course on analog circuit design at Ulster County Community College.

1990

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.

1993

Mr. Black is appointed Section Head of the Offline Applications Group for National Semiconductor in Santa Clara, California.

1993

Mr. Black serves as a workshop panelist at the High Frequency Power Conversion Conference.

1996

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).

2004

Mr. Black becomes manager of the Discrete Applications Department at Fairchild Semiconductor.

2004

Mr. Black serves as a panelist at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

2007

Mr. Black writes a paper for PESC2007, “Impact of Source Inductance on Synchronous Buck Regulator FET Shoot Through Performance.”

2013

Mr. Black presents a paper at IMAPS 2013 titled, “A Detailed Analysis of How Power Stage and Power Clip Products Achieve Optimized Power Density.”

2014

Mr. Black retires as an electrical engineer.

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