CEO & Chief Engineer
Rob States, M.S.3, P.E.
CHEMICAL, MECHANICAL, and CONTROLS ENGINEERING & CONSULTING
- CHEMICAL ENGINEERING - Process and equipment design for chemical systems.
Combustion: Incinerator design, flame stability, emission control, and internal vessel flow.
Evaporation: Spray dryers, pulse dryers, atomization, and impingement drying.
Kinetics: Chemical reaction control in liquid, gas, and mulit-phase processes.
- MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - Design and analysis of mechanical systems.
Computer modeling of solids, liquids, gasses, and fluid interaction (ADINA, FLUENT).
Statics: Stress, failure prediction, fatigue, pressure vessels, and elastic instability.
Dynamics: Kinematics, vibration abatement, rotating frames, and wave propagation.
Heat transfer: Conduction, convection, non-steady flow, and radiative transfer (COSMOS).
Specialist in designing machines for unusual thermodynamic process optimization.
CAD/CAM/SolidWorks expert in machine shops, sheet metal, welding, and fabrication.
- CONTROLS ENGINEERING - Servo, circuit, panel, and software design.
Ladder: Programming, modification, tuning, and documentation.
PID: Design, programming, decoupling, and tuning of control loops.
Adaptive, observable, finite state, and stochastic controller experience.
Software expert in FORTRAN, BASIC, FORTH, and MS operating systems.
MIT - M.S. Mechanical Engineering ('81), Random Vibrations and Rotating Systems
MIT - M.S. Business Administration ('81), Information Systems and Management
Univ. of Colo. - M.S. Aerospace Engineering ('75), Fluid Dynamics and Numerical Modeling
CERTIFICATION: P.E. - 8047 (Kansas), 29167 (California)
Director of Marketing & Sales
John A. "JAK" Keeran
PROJECT MANAGEMENT, MARKETING & SALES
- PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Built reputation for delivering complex systems "on-time" and "on-budget".
Systems included multi-phase, multi-version, and multi-location deliveries and implementations.
- MARKETING & SALES - Noted for people skills and creative problem-solving, has worked in
telecommunications, manufacturing, and real estate. Also an author who has given numerous presentations
and seminars as well as created on-air radio features.