The Siemon Company has announced that its Research & Development laboratory manager, Daniel Mullin, has been appointed U.S. technical advisor for IEC/SC 48B.
The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) SC48B sub-committee is responsible for the standardization of electric connectors, connecting devices and mechanical structures for electronic and electrical equipment.
Mullin earned his BSEE degree from Western New England College in 1985. He has been involved in research, development and testing for more than 17 years and has been R&D lab manager at the Siemon Company since 1997.
Mullin has been an active member of SC48B since April 1999 and is now a member of SC48B WG3 (connectors) and WG5 (test methods), as well as the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 WG3 (customer premise cabling). He is also an American Society for Quality certified Reliability Engineer, and past member of the IEEE and the American Society for Testing and Materials.
In this new appointment, Mullin will be the U.S. National Committee's representative to the IEC. His job will be to ensure that the positions of U.S. manufacturers and users are effectively represented.
He will also arrange for the distribution of IEC documents, coordinate feedback for voting on SC48B standards, act as chief U.S. voting delegate, advocate the adoption of IEC standards by U.S. standards developers and seek to promote harmony between U.S. and IEC standards.
He will also be responsible for keeping all U.S. participants acquainted with the work and disposition of their recommendations, nominations, determinations, proposals and positions. Technical advisors are appointed by the National Committee's Technical Management Committee for four-year renewable terms.
The Siemon Company, based in Watertown, Conn., manufactures standards-based cabling systems. For more information visit www.siemon.com.