Dr. Gerald Brown serves as assistant professor of electrical engineering. He earned his B.Eng. and Management, M.Eng., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (1989) at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Brown worked on AC drive systems in Germany for four years and then as a senior systems engineer with Siemens Energy & Automation in Atlanta, Georgia. During that time he was responsible for the design and testing of an AC drive system for 400-ton haul trucks. An IEEE member, Dr. Brown has written and presented numerous papers and journal articles on mining applications of AC drives and holds a patent for operating a high voltage AC drive on a low voltage trolley line. His research interests include an electromagnetic theory for the atom. He has traveled extensively around the world on business and has been on ministry trips in Asia and Russia and is fluent in German. A member of the Creation Research Society, he has developed and taught high school courses on Biblical Creation and Electricity & Magnetism. He enjoys swimming, soccer, camping, and working around the house. He and his wife, Deb, have five children. They moved to Cedarville in 2004 and are active with children in school at home and in the public system.
Education and Credentials
B.Engr., McMaster University (1982)
M.Engr., McMaster University (1984)
Ph.D., McMaster University (1989)