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Dennis M. Darcy

Dennis Darcy is a patent agent in the firm's Boulder office with a background in electrical engineering. He has experience developing cyber programs for electric utilities and power plants, and embedded control systems and components for a well-known laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dennis also worked in the power and controls group at that same laboratory developing electronics for undersea vehicles, and space systems, as well as guidance navigation and control. Dennis was Chief Technology Officer for a large format energy storage development corporation, where he developed and established the company's grid scale energy storage as well as an extensive patent portfolio. He was also Director of Engineering for SatCon Technology Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he developed a wide range of power and control electronics, power drives, and magnetic bearings for automotive, industrial, commercial, and military customers. For a commercial medical imaging company, Dennis worked a MRI power systems group developing both RF and gradient amplifier systems.

Dennis' direct areas of experience of include DC/DC DC/AC AC/AC systems, power electronics, sensor interfaces, analog/digital and digital/analog conversions, parallel power architectures, power and control schemes, MRI power Systems, PSPICE/MATLAB, 1.6 MW hybrid racecar electric drivetrain controller, high efficiency converters, DARPA design reviews, MIL STD power systems, PEBB at ONR, commercial automotive power systems, and sensor-less design. 

Publications

  • Bus Connector for Coordinated Interconnect: Laboratory Measurement and Finite Element Simulation, Arthur W. Kelley, Mark Harris, John Cavaroc, Mark Jones, Ralph Linkous, Dennis Hartzell, and Dennis Darcy Record of the 1999 Applied Power Electronics Conference, March 14-18, 1999, Dallas, Texas, USA pp. 325-331
  • Integrated High Temperature Converters For An Electric Combat Vehicle, Dennis Darcy, Kevin Donegan, Dennis Hartzell, ll Electric Combat Vehicle Second International Conference 1997
  • The Wireless Hybrid Electric Vehicle and Product Implications of Structural Power Transfer and Regenerative Mechanical Energy, Dennis Darcy and David Dozor 96c009 Convergence International Congress on Transportation Electronics Proceedings, October 1996
  • Inventor of 52 patents.

Professional Affiliations

  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Working Group Chair, IEEE Power Electronics Standards Development
  • Invited speaker, various IEEE Power Electronics Society Conferences
  • Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi
  • Electrical Engineering Society, Eta Kappa Nu
  • Amateur Radio License: Amateur Extra N1PTU
  • General Radiotelephone Operator License with a Ship Radar Endorsement
  • Boulder

    2440 Junction Place
    Suite 300
    Boulder, CO 80301
F: 720.931.3001

Education

Northeastern University, B.S., M.S., Electrical Engineering