Batteries: SF IEEE IAS Chapter in March:

Monthly Meeting - March 25, 2014

Maximizing Battery Reliability and Life in Standby Power Backup Applications
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John Kim of EnerSys

The reliability of battery backup systems is critical in maintaining the robustness of infrastructure. Telecommunications, UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply), and Utility sectors all rely on battery power backup systems to communicate, control, and power mission critical equipment. This presentation will identify and understand the variables that can affect the lead acid battery’s reliability and life. It will also examine the pros and cons of alternate battery systems. Click the "Read More" to register for the event.

Biography: John Kim has been in the standby battery industry for over 25 years. Currently, John is a Director of Technical Marketing at EnerSys. He has written numerous papers and presented at many industry related conferences including Battcon, Doble, Eurobat, Intelec, Infobatt, and IEEE chapter meetings. His battery background includes R&D, manufacturing, product management, and technical support. He is also knowledgeable in battery selection, specification, maintenance, and troubleshooting. John received both BS in Materials Engineering and MS in Engineering Management from Drexel University. 

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 Meeting Agenda:
5:30 pm (Arrival/relax time)
6:00 pm (Presentation)
7:00 pm (Dinner)