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About

Verimod LLC was founded by Bryce L. Hesterman, a Senior Electrical Engineer with 28 years of experience in power electronics and analog design. It is currently a part-time business focusing on hobby electronics.   

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Redmond, WA 2013-Present
Principal Engineer - Avionics
• Designs multi-kilowatt power supplies for In-Space Electric Propulsion
• Assists PCB layout efforts using Altium Designer and GC-CAM Edit
• Performs worst-case analysis including radiation effects using LTspice, Mathcad and Excel
• Develops SPICE models
• Guides and reviews mechanical design efforts
• Assists with thermal design and analysis
• Performs and supervises bench testing and thermal vacuum testing
• Analyses power distribution interactions
• Designs magnetics and helps write specification control documents
• Interacts with customers to present analysis results and test data
• Mentors other engineers

Colorado Power Electronics, Fort Collins, Colorado 2009-2013
Senior Staff Engineer
• Designed multi-kilowatt power supplies for aerospace applications
• Principal Investigator for NASA SBIR projects for electric propulsion power processing units
• Designed magnetic components using Mathcad and Ansoft FEA software
• Performed circuit simulations and developed optimization routines in Mathcad
• Supervised PCB layout using Altium Designer
• Account Manager for L-3 Communications ETI
• Managed projects and external consultant activities
• Wrote technical papers and proposals

Advanced Energy Industries, Fort Collins, Colorado 2000-2008
Member of Technical Staff I
• Developed power conversion technologies for plasma and solar inverter applications
• Provided customer support for DC and pulsed DC plasma applications
• Product Engineer for Pinnacle Plus and Pulsar product lines
• Solved technical problems related to product design and AC power system issues

MagneTek, Inc. Madison, Alabama 1993-2000
Senior Technology Development Engineer
• Designed electronic ballasts and specialized test equipment
• Applied DFSS to ensure manufacturability and reliability of high-volume products
• Represented company while serving on ANSI, IEEE and IEC committees
• Chairman of patent committee

Learn more about Bryce L. Hesterman.