Kenneth Earl Bow, Fellow IEEE

Kenneth Bow

Title: Electrical Engineer, Senior Consultant
Company:  Kable Consult LLC
Location:  Freeland, Michigan, United States

Kenneth Earl Bow, IEEE Fellow, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineering.

Over the last 57 years, Mr. Bow has played an instrumental role in taking products to market in the research community and to the marketplace in the wire and cable industry. He is highly respected by colleagues in his field, who regard him as a professional with integrity and knowledge who has committed many years to his industry work with the IEEE. Notably, he served as the executive chair of the PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exhibition, chair of the PES Insulated Conductors Committee, chair of the ICC Working Group A11W, member of the Petroleum Chemical Industries Committee and member of the International Wire and Cable Symposium Committee. In his career, Mr. Bow has had many significant accomplishments. A great point of pride for him was working on commercialized products, such as Coated Steel, Controlled Bond Coated Steel, Water-Blocking Coated Steel, Coated Copper, and Semi-Crystalline Chlorinated Polyethylene. Additionally, his work in his field led him in becoming an elected fellow of the IEEE. For more than 10 years, Mr. Bow actively contributed written works to the organization which have continued to be relevant to date.

Today, Mr. Bow is the president and senior consultant for Kable Consult LLC, which he established in 2004 after achieving much success in his career. Prior to this, he spent decades working for Dow Chemical USA, an innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company that provides a world-class portfolio of advanced, sustainable and leading-edge products that deliver solutions designed to meet almost any performance and business need. While there, Mr. Bow was notably selected to be the company’s first-ever development scientist. His additional positions with the company include senior associate development scientist, associate development scientist, research associate, research leader, research specialist, senior research engineer, research engineer, and special assignment engineer.

Mr. Bow’s experience is supported by his education. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Michigan State University in 1962. He became involved in his profession because of the influence of a consultant that he worked for during his college tenure. John Hummer, who was an electrical engineer, became a mentor of Mr. Bow and he inspired him to follow in his professional footsteps. More than five decades later, he is recognized on an international scale for his impactful work. In recognition of his professional excellence, Mr. Bow was the recipient of an IEEE/PES/ICC Distinguished Service Award, an IEEE Fellow Award, several Best Paper Awards and many certificates of appreciation. As he looks ahead to the future, Mr. Bow has no intention of slowing down in his professional endeavors. In the years to come, he plans to work toward continued success in his career.

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