Rick Marek received his BSEE from Purdue University in 1970 and has been employed with DuPont since 1998. His previous work experience includes a total of 28 years as an engineer in design, test and development for specialty magnetics, dry-type, epoxy cast and liquid immersed transformer products. For 20 of those years he served as a design or engineering manager.
He holds three patents and his papers have been published by IEEE, CIGRE, MatPost and INSUCON. He is a senior life member of IEEE where he has been active in the Transformers Committee, various subcommittees and numerous working groups since 1982. Rick has served as past and current chairman of the high-temperature liquid immersed transformer standard C57.154. He is also an IEC TC14 delegate for the US Technical Advisory Group, recipient of the IEC 1906 award and was the convenor of the high-temperature liquid immersed transformer standard IEC 60076-14.
Rick was a member of the recently published liquid loading guide IEC 60076-7 and is currently a member of the General Power Transformer working group IEC 60076-1. He is also the reciprocal liaison between IEC TC112 and TC14.