Principal Project Engineer
Bill Dabbs has over 35 years of experience as a professional computer software engineer, with 25 years focused on power quality monitoring data acquisition, downloading, management, and analysis. He has developed software for a diverse set of computing platforms ranging from embedded systems to network servers. He has extensive knowledge of communication, database, instrumentation, data acquisition, numerical modelling, and image processing software development.
He was responsible for the core design of PQDM and the core database schema design of the PQView Measurement Database, and significant portions of user interface design.
Mr. Dabbs implemented much of the data management components and infrastructure. Bill was the lead software engineer for the EPRI Power Quality Database project where he was responsible for the overall software architecture, design, and implementation. The EPRI PQ Database included customizations contracted by Duke Power Company (now DEC).
He is the lead software engineer for the PQDMS and the Electrotek/Dranetz Encore Series Software. These systems are responsible for configuring and downloading large numbers of power monitors, energy meters, and power quality meters.
Mr. Dabbs has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree from Memphis State University.