Holbrook, NY, April 11, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Timothy L. Johnson, Ph.D. of Niskayuna, New York, has recently been recognized by The Global Directory of Who’s Who for outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Engineering Analysis and Electronic Controls.
About Timothy L. Johnson
Timothy L. Johnson was born on April 18, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan. He received his Ph.D., M.S, and B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and his B.S. in Economics from MIT. He is the President of Johnson Dependability Services (JDS), LLC. A consultancy, JDS performs statistical reliability, availability, and safety and fault tolerance analysis of high-reliability products and processes, particularly products involving embedded computing or implementing active feedback controls.
Dr. Johnson served as a faculty member at MIT from 1972-1980, a Senior Scientist at Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN) from 1980-1984, and in various technical and management positions with General Electric Global Research from 1984-2008. Dr. Johnson is a Life Member and Fellow of the IEEE (Controls), and received the American Automatic Control Council’s Eckman Award in 1974. He has held several leadership positions in these organizations and in the International Federation of Automatic Control (FAC). Dr. Johnson has published over 125 articles or book chapters and holds 8 patents. His work history in industry includes the control of distributed-parameter systems (flexible space structures), man-machine systems (aircraft), aircraft engines, manufacturing systems and robotics, and advanced diagnostic and alarm management methods.
Dr. Johnson and his wife, Nancy, have two adult children, Grant and Kaija, and two grandchildren.
About The Global Directory of Who’s Who
The Global Directory of Who's Who publishes an annual hard cover biographical registry, honoring successful individuals in the fields of Business, the Arts and Sciences, Law, Engineering and Government. Based on one's position and lifetime of accomplishments, we honor professional men and women in all academic areas and professions. Inclusion is limited to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and achievement in their occupation, industry or profession.