Our Editors


Ken Korane - Managing Editor
24 years of service. BS Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University. Work experience: Product engineer, Parker Hannifin Corp.; Mechanical design engineer, Euclid Inc. Primary editor for fluid-power technology.
Phone: 216.931.9412
Fax: 913.514.6670

Steve Mraz - Senior Editor
23 years of service. BS Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University. Work experience: Flight officer, U.S. Navy. Responsible for aerospace, medical, management, and scanning technologies articles.
Phone: 216.931.9521
Fax: 913.514.6764


Technical Contributors

Donald P. Labriola II, P.E., specializes in servo controllers and motors, with a special focus on cost-effective motion control. He has been granted ten U.S. patents as well as numerous international patents. His background includes over 35 years of motion control including 20 years in medical instrument design.



Patrick Hobart is a software engineer at Tolomatic and was previously in the defense industry for nine years specializing in machinery health prognostics and diagnostics. He received his B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University.



John Rinaldi is Chief Strategist and Business Development Manager at Real Time Automation (RTA). As Rinaldi explains it, he escaped from Marquette University with an Electrical Engineering degree to work in automation before fleeing back to the halls of academia.




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