Ed Sullivan is a veteran instrumentation professional beginning his experience with the U.S. Air Force. He has been active in the field as an instrumentation technician, as a design engineer in both the office and the field, and in the classroom and plant as an instructor. His background includes work in the fields of education, agriculture, aviation (licensed commercial pilot), chemical, food, medical, pharmaceutical, and textiles for organizations including: Allied Chemical Corporation, Toledo Scales Distributors, Lockwood Greene Engineers, and the U.S. Government. He has extensive background in instrumentation and electrical design, application, documentation and field startups. Mr. Sullivan is a member of the National Occupational Compentency Testing Institute, and is the author of numerous calibration documentation procedures, developed calibration data formats and established preventative maintenance programs. He started teaching for ISA in 1999.