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B.A.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1987

Citation of Excellence, ECCC, 2013

 

Alex Lisowsky

A/Head, Electronics Engineering - Providing electronic engineering support to science & monitoring programs

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Electronic design, build and test of sensors and systems for environmental research

  • Providing project management and leadership in the development of a Multi-Parameter Profiler which provides a real-time display of water quality data during profiling
  • Designing the electronics and software for new loggers that collect and store or transmit data while profiling
  • Programming robotic arms and lab automation equipment for processing water samples in the National Laboratory for Environmental Testing (NLET) organic and inorganic analysis labs

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS

Provides advice and services to science and monitoring clients primarily in the field of water science and technology

Provides training for scientists and students on the use of water samplers, profilers, and the associated software

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Lisowsky, A. 2010. Nutrient Dynamics Buoy (NDB) Report & Proposal (RS-10-009) - describes the results obtained from the NDB deployed in Lake Ontario during September and October of 2010 and the proposed enhancements. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A., Wang, G., and Gurr, R. 2009. HOST IDM Manual (RS-09-003) - describes the configuration and operation of the integrated data measurement system installed on the Hamilton Offshore Tower. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A. and Sistili, R. 2008. Valve Controller Interface Manual (RS-08-001) - describes the configuration and operation of the Valve Controller interface for the NLET Inorganic Lab. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A. and Necpal, P. 2007. Microstructure Turbulence Sensor Manual (RS 07-001) - describes the communication protocol and configuration of the Microstructure Turbulence sensor. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A. and Madsen, N. 2006. TKN Robotic System Manual (RS 06-012) - describes the layout and configuration of the robotic system in the NLET Organic Analysis Lab. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A. and Madsen, N. 2005. ICP-MS Robot Manual (RS 05-010) - describes the layout and configuration of the robotic system in the NLET Inorganic Analysis Lab. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Lisowsky, A. and Gabriele, J. 2005. Limnos Laboratory Network Manual (RS 05-004) - describes the networked computer equipment and configuration on the Limnos Research Vessel. Environment Canada in-house publication.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Technology
     Computers
          Software
     Environmental
          Engineering and design
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