Brad Roberts, a senior life member of IEEE, is the Power Quality Systems Director in the power quality products division at S&C Electric Company. The division, based in Franklin, Wisconsin, specializes in low- and medium-voltage power protection systems. A past-chairman of the IEEE Power Engineering Society’s Emerging Technologies Committee, he serves on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. He is the 2004 recipient of the John Mungenast International Power Quality Award given by Power Quality magazine and the 2009 recipient of the Electricity Storage Association’s Phil Symons Electricity Storage Award. After earning a bachelor's in electrical engineering at the University of Florida in 1966, he first worked professionally as a systems reliability engineer in the Apollo Lunar Module Program at the Kennedy Space Center.