Keith Armstrong, Cherry Clough Consultants Ltd
From: Safety-critical Systems Symposium, 08 February 2012, Bristol
08 February 2012 Manufacturing channel
The 20th annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium, including topics such as goal-based safety standards, safety and cyber defence, bayesian belief networks for dependability cases, developing and validating safety critical software, railway safety decision making, EMC for functional safety and safety of unmanned aerial systems.
Keith graduated from Imperial College, London, in 1972 with an Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering. He has been a member of the IEE/IET since 1977 and a member of the IEEE since 1997. He was appointed as a Fellow of the IET and a Senior Member of the IEEE in 2010. After working as an electronic designer, then as project manager and design department manager, Keith started Cherry Clough Consultants in 1990 to help companies reduce financial risks and project timescales through the use of proven good EMC engineering practices. Over the last 21 years, Keith has provided design consultancy and training courses to over 700 customers worldwide, presented many papers and published many articles and three books, all on good EMC engineering techniques, and on EMC for Functional Safety. He is the EMC consultant for The Diamond Light Source synchrotron, the Australian Synchrotron, and the ITER fusion project. He chairs the IETâ€™s Working Group on EMC and Functional Safety, and is the UK's expert appointed expert to the IEC committees on 61000-1-2 (Basic standard on EMC & Functional Safety), 60601-1-2 (EMC for Medical Devices), and 61000-6-7 (Generic standard on EMC & Functional Safety).