After receiving his MSEE in optimal control, David obtained over 25 years experience
in many facets of instrumentation, process control, electrical, and utility engineering,
including conceptualization, estimating, design, construction, startup, operation, troubleshooting,
and teaching. David is a registered Professional Engineer and also served on the board of directors
of Weed Instrument. He has worked for United States Steel, Mobay Chemical, and Nepera
Chemical, and has consulted for numerous other companies worldwide. David is currently on the
editorial advisory boards of Intech, Intech Brasil, Flow Control magazines, and on various
ASME committees for the measurement of fluid flow.
David is the author of several textbooks used in the industry and has taught numerous
training seminars internationally for over 20 years.
Some of David's books include:
He has also received many industry awards, including:
- Instrumentation Systems and Automation Society 2002 UOP Technology Award
"in recognition of contributions to the development and education of flow measurement
technology in the chemical process industries."
- Instrument Society of America Fairfield County Section Technical Achievement
- CONTROL Magazine Chemical Industry 1993 Engineer of the Year "recognizing
exemplary individuals who typify excellence in the field of instrumentation
and control who have performed above and beyond the call of duty."
- Instrument Society of America 1992 Douglas H. Annin Award "recognizing
creative and novel approaches to the application of flowmeters."
- Instrument Society of America Process Measurement and Control Division ISA/84
Best Paper Award
Walt Boyes has more than 25 years of experience in sales, sales management,
marketing, product development, and publishing in the controls and instrumentation
industry both for process instruments and environmental controls. His experience includes
Executive Committee service in three companies. Walt is currently Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
of CONTROL magazine.
Walt has provided strategic planning, organizational
development, business reorganization and electronic business re-engineering
services from companies from roughly $5 million to $100 million
in revenues per year. Walt has served both the profit and not-for-profit
Walt shares an R&D100 Award with four other team
members, and was Senior Contributing Editor for Industrial Marketing
Practitioner and Flow Control magazines. He was the General Editor
of The Instrumentation Reference Book (3rd Edition), and
co-authored eBusiness in Manufacturing with Shari Worthington.
He is a multiple chapter author for the Instrumentation Engineer's
Handbook, 4th Edition, and a chapter editor for the Marks
Mechanical Engineer's Handbook, 11th Edition. He serves as
President and Executive Director of the CorgiAid Foundation, and
is a former officer of ISA, the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation