Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SYSTRA’s Brandon Swartley honored by IEEE

Written by  William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
Brandon Swartley, P.E., SYSTRA’s Sector Manager for Traction Power and Chair of IEEE’s (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) VTS (Vehicular Technology Society) Philadelphia Chapter, last month accepted the IEEE Philadelphia Section’s 2013 Chapter of the Year Award, on behalf of his chapter.

The award was presented on April 13 at IEEE’s 2013 Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner in Philadelphia.

The VTS Philadelphia Chapter concentrates its activities on land, airborne, and maritime mobile services; portable commercial and citizen’s communications services; vehicular electrotechnology, equipment, and systems for the automotive industry; and traction power, signals, communications, and control systems for public transportation and the railroad industry.

At SYSTRA, Swartley is responsible for all traction power and electrical systems design projects. His key clients include Amtrak, WMATA, MTA Metro North Railroad, New Jersey Transit, and MTA Long Island Rail Road.