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Marquis Who's Who Honors Arthur G. Black with Inclusion in Who's Who in the World

Mr. Black celebrates an accomplished career in engineering and power supply design.

    SUNNYVALE, CA, February 22, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor Arthur G. Black with inclusion in Who's Who in the World. An accomplished listee, Arthur G. Black celebrates many years' experience in his professional field, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

While coming of age, Mr. Black drew inspiration from his father, who was an excellent engineer in his own right. Having performed well in mathematics and boasting such childhood experiences as fixing broken electronics for fun, he eventually took on several summer jobs at area engineering firms, after which he received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas and a Master of Science in electrical engineering at the University of Michigan. He began his formal career as a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories, and later served as an advisory engineer at IBM. Mr. Black also worked at National Semiconductor and at Sun Microsystems. Before retiring, he distinguished himself as the manager of the Discrete Applications Department for the Fairchild Semiconductor.

Taking much pride in his work, Mr. Black was particularly gratified to work on behalf of Sun Microsystems during the peak of the early internet boom, and managed a group responsible for two thirds of the company's power supply development. While working at Fairchild Semiconductor he was instrumental in developing a key power chip for the PlayStation 3. Many of the products Mr. Black worked on throughout the years were shipped on a global scale.

As a dedicated professional, Mr. Black holds three patents in his field. As a respected voice, he previously served as a panelist at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition and the High Frequency Power Conversion Conference. He was also a guest lecturer in analog circuit design at Ulster County Community College and an invited reviewer for APEC papers. In addition, Mr. Black has authored numerous papers which were delivered at internal IBM tech conference and at the iMAPS2013, PESC2007 and PCIM2006 conferences.

Mr. Black has maintained his affiliation with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu. In his community, he is active with his local church and with the Boy Scouts of America. Looking toward the future, Mr. Black plans to enjoy the fruits of his retirement, and spend more time ballroom dancing and hiking.

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