ETS-Lindgren Presents, “HEMP/ IEMI Threats: Specifics on How to Protect Critical Infrastructure Systems with Specialized Shielding”
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Overview: This webinar will focus on how high altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) and intentional electromagnetic interference (IEMI) pose a serious threat to the operation of critical infrastructure systems – utilities, transportation, communication, etc. – which are dependent on susceptible electronic circuitry. Damage can be mitigated or eliminated with specialized shielding and point-of-entry systems incorporated in facility and equipment design. Specific examples will be provided including a recent EMP shield installation for the control center for a large public utility company. The challenge to accommodate numerous entry points for MEP and HVAC requirements while maintaining shield integrity and pulse protection will be discussed.
Michael A. Caruso
Mr. Caruso is Director, Government & Specialty Business Development for ETS-Lindgren. He is a recognized leader in the RF Shielded Enclosure/Anechoic Chamber Industry with 30-years’ experience in account management, project management, technical applications, business development, marketing and sales planning. He has participated in US and international business opportunities and projects involving, start-ups, product launches, budgeting, proposal preparation and project management. He has a successful track record in assisting customers with technological interpretations, finding and developing strategic partnerships that creates value for customers and end-users. His operational experience in running an EMC Laboratory adds to his depth of knowledge of real-world testing and leadership challenges.
Mr. Caruso chairs ETS-Lindgren’s HEMP/EMP Product Team and has been involved in a sales, design, engineering and project management capacity for hundreds of projects involving high performance RF Shielding, both large and small over the years totaling over $75MM. Among them is the Benefield Anechoic Facility located at Edwards AFB, CA, and the very first ferrite lined 10-Meter Anechoic Chamber in North America for IBM, Austin, TX. Mr. Caruso led the EMC Power Electronics testing program for the Boeing 787-8 while at Ingenium Testing Laboratory.
Mr. Caruso can be contacted at:
Michael A. Caruso
Director, Government &
Specialty Business Development
400 High Grove Blvd
Glendale Heights, IL 60139