George Broomell - Experience
B.S.E.E., University of Kentucky
M.S.E.E., Purdue University
30+ credits towards PhD, University of Ky.
Philadelphia, PA (~7 yrs.):
Naval Ship Engineering Center - Philadelphia Division, Turbo Power Group,
Field Service Engineer, Electrical Ship
Wide variety of assignments at many locations including:
Regulated motor-generator system
Sample locations: US Naval bases and shipyards, Guam,
Subic, Guantanamo, Japan, Honolulu, France, Italy, Greece.
100 KW no-break (uninterruptable) power supplies.
200 KW 60-400Hz DC-link solid state regulation systems.
400 Hz., 440V.. waveform analysis under complex loads.
Sample ships: USS Saratoga, USS JFK, USS Nautilus, USS Skipjack, USS
Albany, USS Annapolis, USS Arlington.
Lexington, KY (~7 yrs):
Licensed Professional Engineer
University of Kentucky
Built and designed small, custom IC and
Analyzed circuits and wrote technical documentation for special-purpose
Research associate in multi-processor
Authored survey article in Computing
Taught labs in solid state electronics, microwaves, etc.
Taught electrical engineering course for
non-electrical engineering majors.
Managed PDP-11 Unix research computer
Established first link between this
computer and University instructional mainframe
First University Network Manager
Supervised installation and activation of
broadband (CATV) Ungerman-Bass University-wide system
Kalamazoo, MI (~25 yrs):
Western Michigan University
Manager of Networking / Network Engineer
- Managed growth of fiber optic cable system from 15 buildings to all
175+ University buildings
As of 2013, WMUnet had over 500 fiber cables interconnecting over 400
POPs (points of presence)
- Network backbone has evolved from single repeated 10 Mbps to dozens
of routed and VLANed multi-gigabit Ethernet links.
Coordinated network infrastructure for new construction and remodeled
buildings of from few to over 4,500 communications jacks per project.
- Wrote WMU communications system installation standards.
- Interfaced with construction personnel on backbone, risers,
horizontal, and wireless systems.