PCB Piezotronics Announces Appointment of Dr. Chris Lawrenson as US Expert Member on IEC TC29/WG5 for Measurement Microphones
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PCB Piezotronics Inc.
3425 Walden Ave.
Depew, NY, 14043 2495
Press release date: March 22, 2007
March 22, 2007, Depew, NY, USA - PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) has announced that Chris Lawrenson, Ph.D., Lead Acoustics Engineer for PCB®, has been appointed as an additional US expert member to the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on IEC TC29/WG5 "Measurement Microphones", managed by the Acoustical Society of America.
As a member of this group, Dr. Lawrenson joins other experts from Canada, Denmark, Japan and Spain, as well as one other expert from the United States, in the development of important American National Standards (ANSI), as well as international standards developed under ISO and IEC, for acoustic products and testing. Dr. Lawrenson has been a member of the PCB® team since 2003, where his primary job responsibilities are design, engineering and testing of microphones and other acoustic measurement products. Prior to his role at PCB Piezotronics, he was responsible for research, development and testing of acoustic products at Macrosonix Corporation, and also worked at the National Center for Physical Acoustics. He holds a doctorate in Physics from the University of Mississippi.
Founded in 1967, PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include ICP® and charge output piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. With 24-hour customer support; direct sales offices throughout Europe and Asia; and an established global distribution network, PCB® attributes its continued growth to an unwavering commitment to total customer satisfaction.
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