Cy Harbourt is a Senior Design Engineer at GE industrial Systems in Salem. working in the Power Conversion unit. He holds a BSEE from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and an MSEE from Syracuse University. He came to Salem in 1984 from GE Aircraft Electrical Systems in Binghamton, NY to work on a large cycloconverter system for power generation on Navy ships.
His work assignments since then have included static exciter for the Navy Electric Drive, Static Votage Regulators for DC excitation of synchronous machines, software and hardware development for Electric Vehicle inverters, software development for the Battery Energy Storage System and full power system testing of the CV2000 cycloconverter main drive. His most recent assignment was the development and testing of a 6600V IGCT synchronous motor drive.
Updated: September, 2001