Roger D. Horn, Ph.D., P.E.
Roger Horn received BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in 1978 and 1984, respectively, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1992. Horn retains a position as a Research Associate at The University of Tennessee. Prior to joining ProDesCon in August, 1998, he worked as an independent consultant to Data Refining Inc.
Horn’s industrial experience includes analog and digital circuit design, data acquisition, instrumentation and control systems, and development of application and driver software, and software/hardware interfaces for embedded systems. Projects on which he has performed research and development work include signal overload protection systems, CMOS wafer characterization systems, and solvent delivery systems for liquid chromatography.
As a member of the technical staff of ProDesCon, Horn has performed detailed system integrity reviews covering the hardware, software, and interfaces of: turbine control systems, digital feedwater control systems, radiation monitoring systems, smart pressure transducers, and medical devices. He has conducted and documented hazard and risk assessments for critical systems in regulated industries including systems using advanced statistical imaging techniques, networked laboratory instruments, ultrasonic flow measurement systems, and control systems.
Horn is a registered engineer in the state of Tennessee, a member of IEEE, NSPE, and PDA, and a PDA certified Lead Auditor. Horn holds two patents.