Dr. Hashemian co-founded AMS in 1977 and acquired the entire company in 1985. He specializes in process instrumentation, online condition monitoring of industrial equipment, predictive maintenance, development of automated test equipment, and technical training.
Hash has a doctor of engineering degree in electrical engineering and two Ph.Ds: one in nuclear engineering and another in computer engineering. He has authored two books, ten book chapters, and over 300 technical reports and papers including 50 journal and magazine articles.
Dr. Hashemian is a Fellow of ISA, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), a member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), and a member of the European Nuclear Society (ENS). He has served as a lecturer, keynote speaker, and chairman or co-chairman of numerous national and international conferences.
Dan D. Beverly
Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Mr. Beverly has worked for AMS since 1987 and has served the company in numerous positions including Quality Assurance Manager, Chief Engineer, and Technical Assistant to the President. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee. He is involved in all technical areas of the company including electrical design and development, field testing, research and is an experienced training course instructor.
Mr. Beverly has been active in the International Society of Automation (ISA) and served as the president of the local chapter of ISA in the mid-1990s. He has authored or co-authored 30 technical publications including a report for the Nuclear Maintenance Assistance Center (NMAC) of the Electric Power Research Institution (EPRI) as well as research and development reports for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Energy (DOE). He is co-inventor of a special testing method for the nuclear industry that resulted in a U.S. Patent.
Mehrad Hashemian (Rad)
Field Testing Manager
Rad Hashemian has a M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has worked for AMS since 1982. He has performed over six hundred series of in-plant tests in nuclear power plants around the world and is the company’s most senior field test engineer. He also serves the company in R&D projects, analysis of field testing data, laboratory testing services and AMS public relations and product marketing.
Darrell W. Mitchell
Technical Services Manager
Mr. Mitchell joined AMS in 1989 and is AMS’ Technical Services Manager, responsible for technical interface with clients, scheduling of field and laboratory tests, preparation of proposals, contract negotiations, technical sales and marketing. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and has worked in the nuclear industry for over 30 years. Mr. Mitchell has authored or co-authored over 20 technical publications including technical reports for EPRI, NMAC, the U.S. NRC, the U.S. Air Force, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Greg W. Morton
Software Development Manager
Mr. Morton is responsible for all the software development activities at AMS. He has a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Tennessee Technological University. He joined AMS in 1995 as a software developer and was elevated to manager of software development in 1998.