Officer Biographies

SAI BONTHU – Electrical Design Engineer at Cincinnati Incorporated. Over 5 years of R&D experience in machine design and control, multi-physics analysis, precision motion control, product testing and standards, product designing and innovation. Graduated at The University of Akron with M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering, May 2015, and Engineering Management, May 2017. Entrepreneurial Lead for an NSF funded startup. Active IEEE member since 2013. Authored several research articles in prominent IEEE journals and conferences. Part time, I play for UC Cricket Club in Midwest Cricket Tournament.

DAVID C HERNANDEZ – Engineer of Record (EOR) for two successful engineering firms. Professional Engineer licensed in 42 states and Certified Energy Manager with over 12 years of industry experience. B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering plus a Professional Certificate in Mechanical Engineering. IEEE Senior Member. AEE Senior Member. NCEES Model Law Engineer and International Registry Professional Engineer. Four-time, globally-published technical author with IEEE.

BOB MORRISON – BSEE 1978 Purdue University. Retired in 2010 after 32 years with CG&E/Cinergy/Duke Energy. From 1978 to 1999 was an Electrical Project Engineer working on various projects for the company's power plants; was the lead Electrical Engineer on the project which converted the Zimmer Nuclear Power Station to a coal-fired plant. From 1999 to 2010 was the protection engineer responsible for power plant relay protection in Duke's plants in the Midwestern portion of their territory. From 2013 through 2017 provided contract protection engineering via Watana Engineering of Charlotte, NC. Served as Section Newsletter Editor
1992-2010, Member-At-Large 2014-2017. Senior Member of IEEE, also a member of the Kentucky Colonels and the Sons of the American Revolution. Volunteer Ambassador at Reds Hall of Fame & Museum 2011-present.

BRENDAN MOSER – Software Engineering Manager at Cincinnati Incorporated, Brendan is a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar and holds BS degrees in both Computer Science/Physics (Thomas More) and Electrical Engineering (University of Kentucky). He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Sigma Pi Sigma, and was part of the adjunct faculty at Cincinnati State. His current projects include IoT communications systems for both home and factory automation. When not involved in other work, he enjoys investment research and hiking.

JAY PERIN – Project Engineer at L3 Harris, Space & Avionics Group. Previous roles with former employers have included engineering management, project management, and hardware/software co-development in a variety of industries including vending systems, communications, and measurement and control. Education: BS Marketing @ Northern Kentucky University 1982, BSEE @ University of Cincinnati 1987, graduate engineering course work @ University of Cincinnati post-1987. Registered PE (OH) and PMP with 11 patents. Married, 4 children. A Senior Member of IEEE, has served on Executive Committee since 2012 (Treasurer, Member-at-Large, Membership Development Chair).

ROBERT SCHINDLER – more to come