John Malinowski of Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been named an IEEE Fellow. He was senior manager of Industry Affairs at Baldor Electric Company but has since retired. Malinkowski is being recognized for contributions to motor efficiency manufacturing regulations and standards.
According to the organization, the IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one-percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership.
Malinowski is the immediate past chairman of NEMA MG1 motor and generator section, and Baldor’s representative energy advocate organizations. He is also a senior member of IEEE, a member of the IEEE Industry Application Society and past director-at-large of IEEE IAS Executive Committee. He is a member of the IEEE Pulp and Paper Industry Committee and past chairman for the Forest Products and Drives & Control Systems subcommittees. He is also active with IEEE Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee and serves on several IEEE Standards Working Groups.
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