Ben C. Johnson
Mr. Ben C. Johnson has been a leader at all levels of standards development. His guidance was indispensable in the development of IEEE Std. 515, Recommended Practice for the Testing, Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Resistance Heat Tracing for Industrial Applications, and the International Electro-technical Commission standard based on IEEE Std. 515. As United States delegate to the IEC, he is the convener for TC31 Working Group 5, Electrical Equipment in Flammable Atmospheres, Electrical Resistance Trace Heating. He is technical advisor for IEC TC27, Safety in Electroheat Installations. Senior vice president at Thermon Manufacturing Company, San Marcos, Texas,
Mr. Johnson holds eight patents in the field of surface heating and is responsible for numerous innovations in that field. An IEEE Fellow, he serves as president of the IEEE Standards Association.