Charles Geraldi

School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Mechanical Engineering
General Information
Mr. Geraldi is a 27 veteran of the high tech automation industry holding a BEEE from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA from Iona College. His experience covers a broad spectrum from executive management of several high tech companies to marketing and product development.

Recently Mr. Geraldi has joined Turtle & Hughes a $240MM distributor of electrical and automation equipment as Director of Automation. His professional experiences include serving as President/Division Manager of ALSTOM USA's (formerly GEC ALSTHOM) Parvex Servo Systems Division and Vice President of Lenze Corporation. He teaches motion control to industry engineers and is currently an adjunct professor teaching a new course on Mechatronics at Stevens Institute of Technology. In addition, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Motion Science, Inc. a pioneer company in servo amplifiers and multi-axis position controllers for pc based and stand alone systems in California during the explosive growth of motion control in the 90's.

Professional Societies
He has also been an active member on the IEEE committees for Industrial Drives and for Robotics and Factory Automation. As an author, he has been published in IEEE Transactions and Conference Records, Motion Control Expo Conference Records, industry trade journals and has been a speaker at numerous IEEE, Motion Expo, ISA, AHTD, and PMMI Conferences. He has served as sub-committee chairperson for PTRA and IEEE. Mr. Geraldi has recently completed his tenure as the President (1999-2003) on the Board of Directors of the Association of International of Motion Engineers (AIME), where he managed the union of the US and international organizations.