About

Michael S. Elphick

Address (New Haven, CT area) available on request.

Personal email: mike.elphick@gmail.com

Professional email: melphick@theiet.org

Academic email: elphickm1@Owls.southernct.edu

Telephone: (203) 813-7921

 

SUMMARY AND OBJECTIVES

  • Independent writing and editing professional (both print and Internet media).
  • Qualified electrical and industrial engineer (Chartered Engineer in UK).
  • Successful bottom-line corporate management experience ($7 million profit center).
  • Experienced in technical market research, public relations and advertising.
  • Extensive post-graduate education in computer science and statistical research.
  • Currently semi-retired freelance writer and part-time student .
  • Available for high-tech and managerial consulting work (startup or established organization).

 

LICENSES, HONORS AND AWARDS

    • CEng (Chartered Engineer) in UK and EIT in New York
    • MIET (Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology)
    • Three-time winner of Jesse H. Neal Award for Editorial Achievement from ABP
    • Numerous awards for editorial achievement from ASBPE and STWP
    • Founder’s Day Award for academic achievement from New York University
    • Inducted into Tau Beta Pi Association (National Engineering Honors Society)
    • First Grand Prize in National Essay Contest of Tau Beta Pi
    • Attended select White House briefing on technology with President Reagan and his Commerce Secretary
    • Dean’s List at New York University and Gateway CC.

 

EXPERIENCE


TechOnline Inc. (now United Business Media),
(1999 – 2001)
As technical editor, wrote news and feature articles for high-tech Web site.


Venture Development Corp.
(1990 – 1992)
As research consultant, researched and wrote market studies in various areas of technology


Madison Communications
(1988 – 1989)
Business development manager in New England region for national public-relations agency.


Pennwell Publishing Co.
(1982 – 1988)
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Computer Design magazine. As editor, increased readership and won multiple awards for excellence. As publisher, increased market share in a generally declining market.


Cox Broadcasting Corp, UTP Div.
(1979 – 1980)
Managing Editor of High Technology magazine, a start-up publication.


Hayden Publishing Inc.
(1972 – 1978)
Managing Editor of Electronic Design magazine, with responsibility for all feature articles.


Cahners Publishing Corp.
(1966 – 1971)
Managing Editor of EEE magazine and later of EDN after Cahners acquisition of EEE.


Radio Engineering Labs division of DCA
(1961 – 1965)
Project Engineer designing fm communications equipment for military applications.


Winston Electronics division of DCA
(1959 – 1960)
Senior Engineer designing medical and industrial electronic systems.


Sperry Gyroscope Corp.
(1957 – 1958)
Senior Technician assisting in design of military and industrial electronic systems.


EMI Electronics
(1951 – 1956)
Served five-year student apprenticeship in electronic development engineering.

 

EDUCATION


New York University (1974)

BE in industrial engineering and operations research


Southall Technical College (1956)

HNC in electrical engineering

 

OTHER TRAINING


Southern Connecticut State University (2007 to present)

Courses in Computer Science and Statistical Research (total of 46 credits)


Gateway Community College (2003 to 2006)

Courses in Computer Science and Computer Engineering (total of 26 credits)


Association of Business Publishers (1986)

Publisher’s Workshop


Boston University (1984)

Total Management Effectiveness Lab.


Cooper Union College (1965)

Review Courses for PE License


New School University (1961-1962)

Courses in Music Composition and Electronic Music

 

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