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Dustin J Becker

Emerson Network Power, Energy Systems

Dusty has been involved in the design and development of DC Rectifiers, DC/DC Converters, and DC Power Systems for both indoor and outdoor applications since joining Emerson in 1968. Dusty has held the positions of Engineer, Design Engineer, Staff Engineer, R&D Manager, Director of Engineering, VP of Operations, VP of Systems Engineering, VP of Product Development, and currently VP of Technology. Dusty holds three patents and has two patents pending. He is the author of over 30 technical papers and magazine articles on the subject of DC power conversion and distribution.Dusty is the Chairman of the PSMA(Power Sources Manufacturing Association) Board of Directors and is the Chair of the PSMA Energy Efficiency committee.Dusty also sits on the NEMA Energy Storage Technical Committee as well as the recently formed IEC TAG for IEC Smart Grid Standardization.Dusty is a member of the Green Grid technical committee.

Power Electronics and the Smart Grid

A brief overview of the Power Electronics applications on the user side of meter will be discussed. The focus will be on non-residential applications, including telecommunication sites, data sites, as well as some configurations including distributed generation points and DC micro-grids.