Phone: (919) 549-8411
Our Section was formed in early 2008 with the merger of the Baltimore and Washington DC Sections into a single section. We are conveniently located to both areas.
We are all saddened by the news of the passing of Howard Casey on January 8,
2016. Howard was a Control Valve Engineer and an ISA member since 1963, and a
dedicated supporter of the ISA Baltimore and Baltimore/Washington, DC Sections.
His talents were many, and his contributions included serving in virtually
every Board Member position including President. His enthusiasm for the Chapter
was infectious, and he was instrumental in keeping the Baltimore Section
running during a period when it was hard to find officers. From our perspective, Howard's contributions
to the ISA over the last fifty plus years are a testament to his concern and
care for the people he worked with, and a desire to support those new to the
field of instrumentation and automation. He will be missed dearly.
Howard was a Sales Engineer
with Fisher Controls Company in Baltimore for nearly 35 years. An avid reader
and history buff, he also enjoyed sailing, fishing, the Irish Rovers, the Pipes
and Drums of Black Watch, spending time with his family, and a good scotch
Howard was a walking library
of knowledge, of control valve applications, and was willing to explain or
research any application. For young engineers, he was a patient and thorough
His special contribution to
the Baltimore engineering community, and our community at large, was as tour guide and historian
of the Engineers Society on Mount Vernon Square in the Garrett-Jacobs mansion.
Our ISA spouses remembered especially his description of the lavish period of
the monguls of Baltimore business at the turn of the century.
He was unique and cannot be
Howard served two terms
as Section President 2000-2001 & 2006-2007. He also served the ISA Baltimore
and Baltimore/Washington, DC Sections in various other capacities including
Special Assignment 2007-2014; Historian 1992-1997 & 2007-present;
Membership Chair 2007-present; and Honors and Awards Chair, 1995-1996.
In lieu of flowers, the
family has instead requested that donations be made to Carroll Hospice in Howard
Casey’s honor to: http://www.carrollhospice.org/Make-A-Gift.
Donations are tax
(Information contributed by Bob Biester, Rich Sommerfield, John Roth and ISA
Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 11 - 13, 2016
USA Science and Engineering Festival April 16 & 17, 2016
Howard County Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival June 7, 2016
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Please join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The meeting topic is:
Continuous Analyzer Integrated Data Validation
(Click on the title above for a pdf with details about the presentation and speaker)
The meeting runs from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Bechtel Corporation hosts our meetings at their Frederick Campus. We warmly welcome non-members to our monthly meetings.
The meal cost is $10 for non-members.
Reservations are required and can be requested from Lloyd Risser (contact details on right panel of this page).
PREVIOUS 2016 MEETING PRESENTATIONS
1/19/2016 – Hazardous Area Electrical Protection Methods
2016 MEETING SCHEDULE
Following are tentative dates and topics for our remaining meetings for 2016. As presenters are determined, meeting flyers will be posted here.
3/15/2016 – NEC Solenoids
4/19/2016 – Instrument Enclosures
5/17/2016 – Internet of Things Applications
6/21/2016 – Open
7/19/2016 – Open
8/16/2016 – Open
9/20/2016 – Open
10/18/2016 – Open
11/15/2016 – Open
12/20/2016 – Open
We are currently booking presenters for all months marked as “Open”. They are filling up so if you’d like to present, reserve your date now!
If you are a member and would like to see a specific
topic addressed this year, just let us know!