Next Generation Pump Systems Enable New Opportunities for Asset Management and Economic Optimization
Fred M. Discenzo
Since 1972, Dr. Discenzo has been working on advanced computer technology applications. He has been withRockwell, for 21 years and is currently the Manager, Diagnostics and Sensors in Rockwell's AdvancedTechnology Laboratory in Cleveland Ohio. These activities are targeted at developing novel sensors, diagnostics,and control capabilities. Fred is also an instructor at Case Western Reserve University and periodically conductsworkshops and talks on various aspects of Technology Development. He received a BA and BS degree inMathematics from The Ohio State University, an MS in Polymer Physics from The University of Akron, and aPh.D. in Systems and Control from Case Western Reserve University.
Dennis Rusnak, a Project Engineer for the Flowserve Corporation, has responsibilities for development of pumpcondition monitoring, protection and performance testing equipment. He has been with the company since 1976.Dennis received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from The University of Dayton.
Lloyd Hanson has been developing new products and assessing and applying advanced technology for FlowserveCorporation, Pump Division for the past twelve years. Prior to that, he had 20 years of experience with PacificPumps Division of Dresser Industries in various functions including testing, applications, and design. He is aRegistered Mechanical Engineer in the State of California and has a B. A. in Physics from the University of California (Riverside) and B.S.M.E. and M.S.M.E. degrees from California State University (Los Angeles).