Date registered: April 19, 2011
Mark Nixon has been involved in the design and development of control systems throughout his career. Mark started his career as a systems engineer working on projects in oil & gas, refining, chemicals, and pulp & paper. He moved from Canada to Austin, TX in 1998 where he has held a variety of positions in both research and development. From 1995-2005, Mark was lead architect for DeltaV. In 2006, he joined the wireless team, taking a very active role in the development of the WirelessHART specifications and the development of the IEC 62591 standardization. Mark's current research includes control using WirelessHART devices, data analytics for batch process, use of wireless technology the process industry, mobile users, operator interfaces, and advanced graphics. He is currently active in the Center for Operator Performance, WirelessHART, ISA-88 standard, Foundation Fieldbus standards, and ISA-101 standard. He has written numerous papers and currently holds more than 45 patents. He coauthored WirelessHART: Real–Time Mesh Network for Industrial Automation and has made contributions to the Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook and Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements in the Process Industry. Mark received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1982.
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