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Heirman, Donald N., 1940-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1940-

Biographical Information

Donald N. Heirman was born in Mishawaka, Indiana. He received his BSEE and MSEE degrees from Purdue University in 1962 and 1963 respectively. Mr. Heirman met his wife, Lois (Smith) Heirman in the administration offices of Wiley Hall. The two married on campus on June 8, 1963.

Mr. Heirman worked at Bell Labs for more than three decades in numerous EMC roles. He was the founding manager of Lucent Technologies (Bell Labs) Global Product Compliance Laboratory (GPCL). In this role, he was in charge of the company’s major EMC and regulatory test facility and its participation in national and international EMC standardization committees. He also served as a senior EMC Consultant for Lucent Technologies before retiring from Bell Labs in 1997.

In 1974, alongside his technical career at Bell Labs, Mr. Heirman started contributing to the IEEE NJ Coast EMC Chapter. Over time his standards development efforts expanded to numerous US and international organizations. He has chaired or been a principal contributor to numerous U.S. and international EMC standards organizations including ANSI ASC C63 (EMC), the IEEE, and the IEC’s International Special Committee on Radio Interference (CISPR).

Mr. Heirman’s dedication to EMC education and training led to establishment of his own EMC training and consultation business – Don HEIRMAN Consultants, in 1997. He currently serves as the President of Don HEIRMAN Consultants.

Citation

MSA 291, Donald N. Heirman papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Donald N. Heirman papers, addition 15

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Digital Media 3
Identifier: 20200302