Paul Clarke, an electronic design engineer from ebm-papst, has achieved Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The achievement recognises Mr Clarke's electronic engineering capabilities and his commitment to his industry and future engineers.
He runs a number of blogs including ones within Design Sparks (the RS Components forum) and EE Web.com (an online engineering community), offering his views on various electronic related topics. In addition he is a STEM ambassador (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) and spends his free time encouraging and supporting science and engineering in schools.
At ebm-papst UK, Mr Clarke is part of the electronic design team using his analogue, digital and software design skills to develop control systems that complement the company's EC fans range. Recent developments include a system to control and monitor multiple fans and communicate via MODBUS to other parts of a data centre application, and a modular control scheme, where he developed a patented communication system.