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Mr. Peterson is one of the founders of P2S Engineering and has 30 years experience working in consulting engineering. His experience in the electrical engineering field has encompassed a variety of repair, upgrade, design and analysis projects involving waterfront, industrial, institutional, military and commercial power and lighting systems. An area of considerable experience is the design, analysis, upgrade and retrofit of medium voltage power distribution systems. Mr. Peterson also has considerable experience in design review and value engineering studies.

Mr. Peterson's professional activities include serving as President of the
international 12,000 member IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) in 2004.
His current activities include serving on the executive committee of ACEC
CAMEE (Council of American Mechanical & Electrical Engineers). He is the chair of IEEE P80005 Shore Power Connection working group developing international standards for shore-to-ship connections since 2006. This group published IEC/ISO/IEEE 80005-1 “Cold Ironing: High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) Systems” in 2012 and is currently working on 80005-2 “Communication Interface Description” and 80005-3 “UTILTIY CONENCTIONS IN PORT: Low Voltage Shore Connection (LVSC) Systems – General requirements.”

Mr. Peterson was appointed President/CEO of P2S Engineering in July 2005. The
firm has been recognized in PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence for exemplary
management of clients, staff, and projects in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The
firm was also named as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles by the
LA Business Journal from 2009-2013. Mr. Peterson was featured in
“Working for California – Influencing the World” in 2011 honoring 50
graduates from the California State University system over the past 50 years.

EDUCATION
B.S., Electrical Engineering, CSU Long Beach, 1986

REGISTRATIONS
Electrical Engineer - California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Puerto Rico
National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
• Cold Ironing Power System Design and Electrical Safety, IEEE PCIC Technical Conference, Sep 2012, New Orleans, LA
• IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Initiative, IEEE PCIC Technical
Conference, Sep 2009, Anaheim, CA
• Tackling Ship Pollution from Shore, IEEE Industry Applications Magazine,
Jan/Feb 2009
• State of Shore Power Standards for Ships, IEEE PCIC Technical Conference,
Sep 2008, Calgary, Canada
• Challenges of Connecting Shipboard Marine Systems to Medium Voltage
Shoreside Power, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, May/June 2007
• “Cold-Ironing” – Connecting Marine and Navy Ships to the On-Shore
Power Supply, World Maritime Technology Conference, March 2006, London

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
American Council of Engineering Companies Coalition of Mechanical &
Electrical Engineers, Director, 2008-present
IEC/ISO/IEEE P80005 High Voltage Shore Connections, IEEE Working Group
Chair, 2005-present
IEEE Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee Executive Subcommittee,
2005-2013
IEEE Industry Applications Society
• Publications Department Chair, 2008-2011
• Constitution & Bylaws Chair, Nominating Chair, 2005-2006
• Society President, 2004
• Society President-Elect, 2003
• Society Vice President, 2002
• Society Secretary, 2001
• Chapters & Membership Chair, 1997-2000

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Board of Directors, 2012-present
MemorialCare Community Hospital Long Beach Advisory Board, 2011-present