Dr. Edward William

Solved Engineering Inc. - CEO

About CEO

I started Solved Engineering in July 2014 after working in industry as an engineer for a collective 10 years. Solved Engineering works closely with Prime Engineering Firms that work in utilities throughout Canada and the United States.

  • Name: Dr. Edward William
  • Designation: CEO & President

Experience

Jul 2014 - Present

Chief Executive Officer - Shareholder

Solved Engineering Inc.
Greater Chicago Area

Currently manages quarterly board meetings and supporting the following:

  • Staff/Personnel Management
  • Financial Quarterly Projection Reports
  • Engineering Consulting for Electric Utilities projects.
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Nov 2014 - May 2016

Professional Engineer

ComEd
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Developed studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design,licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of Exelon’s electric generation, transmission, distribution, gas and telecommunication facilities/systems.

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May 2014-Nov 2014

Protection And Control Engineer

Primera Engineers
Lisle IL

Point to point tracking of AC schematics, DC schematics, wiring diagram for switchgears and single line diagrams of ComEd contract drawings for control potential and currents. EIT under PE.

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Oct 2012 - May 2014

Application And Support Engineer

IPS-Energy
Munich Area, Germany

Presenting instructional training seminars to the customers at customer locations, third party sites, and at the company's training facility to achieve excellent customer satisfaction.

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Jan 2011 - Nov 2012

Design Engineer / Application Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer / Quality

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc.
Waukesha Wisconsin

Engineering Design 01/2011 to 06/2011 (6 months)

  • Learned transformer design fundamentals, flux density and impedance selection, ampere turn balancing.
  • Designed DELTA-WYE configuration two winding transformer utilizing IEEE C57 Standards Selected flux density, core diameter, and Ampere turns balancing in 24/30/38 MVA rated transformer design.
  • Created a mathematical model of a three winding WYE-DELTA-WYE configuration design.
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Aug 2008 - May 2010

Lead Research Assistant

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Increased the efficiency of task completion from 50% to 80% over a two week period by developing a weekly task calendar in parallel with monthly task calendar.

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Jun 1999 - Sep 2003

Intern - Co-op - Engineering Assistant III

Honeywell Aerospace
Phoenix, Arizona Area

IT support and development in ASP and HTML for Inflightmail Servers.

Deployed and Managed SQL Database and Web Servers for Inflightmail.

Designed custom Database and Migrated Physical Evidence Drawer docs to PDF.

Jun 1997 - Jun 1998

Intern

Boeing
Renton WA

Software Reuse, Software development in Java and HTML for Software Reuse Library Developed CSH script for Cray super computers for job processes.

Education

2008-2010

Ph.D, Electrical Engineering

University of Idaho
Activities and Societies: IEEE, NSBE, Alpha Phi Alpha

Doctoral and MS Student in Department of Electrical Engineering

2006-2008

MS, Electrical Engineering

University of Idaho
2003-2005

BS, Electrical Engineering

Arizona State University
Activities and Societies: Eta Kappa Nu

Study Electrical Engineering with Power Systems emphasis

Licenses & Certifications

Issued May 2013 - Expires March 2024

Engineer in Training

State of Wisconsin

Credential ID 1512172 - 500

Issued Nov 2015 - Expires Nov 2021

Professional Engineer

State of Illinois

Credential ID 062-067292

Issued Jul 2015 - Expires Sep 2021

Professional Engineer

State of California

Credential ID 21353

Issued Jan 2020 - Expires Dec 2020

Professional Engineer

State of Texas

Credential ID PE 125816

Issued Jul 2016 - Expires Jul 2020

Professional Engineer

State of Wisconsin

Credential ID 43953-6

Volunteer Experience

Sep 2015

Member

National Society of Professional Engineers
Science And Technology

ID: 300190391 Illinois 08: Chicago, expires on 08/31/2016
NSPE works to improve the lives of both the public and the PEs that serve it through efforts to:

  • Define the PE license as the highest measure of professionalism and qualification to protect the public health, safety, and welfare.
  • Promote awareness and recognition of the value and meaning of the PE license.
  • Protect the integrity of the profession and the welfare of the public by vigorously opposing the practice of engineering by unqualified persons; and advocating the highest standards of licensure, ethics, and professional practice
Mar 2015

Chair

ComEd
Science And Technology

Safety Chair for Transmission & Substations T&S at Commonwealth Edison (ComEd)

Overseeing meetings and incorporating the following:

  • Educating on remaining healthy and making aware of dangerous environments.
  • Assisting leadership implement safety programs.
  • Helping employees on appropriately training and obtaining equipment for work.
  • Effectively communicate and consult management with union representatives on matters with safety and health.
  • Making occupational safety and health performance and integral part of the business.
  • Instituting a firm commitment to safety throughout the T&S organization at ComEd.
  • Working with leadership to define safety rules.
  • Enforcing safety rules throughout T&S at ComEd.
  • Giving a proper assessment of hazards while developing a plan to correct and control hazards.
  • Performing safety audits as required.
  • Working with leadership to implement and develop rule safety rule book with T&S at ComEd.
May 2014 - Nov 2014

Government Affairs

Primera Engineers
Politics

  • Built and leveraged relationships with key government and other stakeholders influential in policy development in Chicago IL.
  • Prepared state portion of external engagement plan to facilitate engagement between company leadership and key city and state government stakeholders for Chicago and Illinois.
  • Served as company representative and report on developments in key state policy activities of key industry trade associations.
  • Served as company representative and reported on developments in relevant activities of key industry trade associations.
  • Conducted stakeholder mappings in Chicago IL to identify priority ward relationships to advance company’s policy goals.

Volunteer

Cook County Forest Preserve Foundation
Environment

Participated in educating locals on importance of forest preserves in South Chicago within Cook County of Illinois.

March 1997

National Academic Excellence Chair

National Society of Black Engineers
Science And Technology

National Academic Excellence Chair

Nov 2015

Member

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
Economic Empowerment

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), Chicago Chapter 11/2015 - Present Currently a Member and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.