Military Embedded Systems

President, Vicor Power Systems

Bill Schmitz, president of Vicor Power Systems, graduated from Gonzaga University in 1985 with an electrical engineering degree. In 1987, he moved to Oregon, to work for a power-supply company as a sustaining engineer performing root cause failure analysis, and then as a design engineer for custom discrete commercial and military power supplies. In 1995, Bill co-founded Northwest Power as a subsidiary of Vicor Corp. to design and manufacture custom power supplies using Vicor core components.

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Helping the U.S. Navy convert ocean waves into perpetual power - Story

December 03, 2021

The ability to harness ocean-wave energy is a rapidly evolving field that the U.S. Navy is actively exploring to expand its maritime C4ISR [command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance] capabilities.

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