has a BSEE from Cleveland State University 1983 and has studied alternative energy for over 25 years. Al has consulted for and designed electronics for Eldon Byrd, Guy Obolensky, Elizabeth Rauscher, David Farnsworth, Glen Rein, and Geoffrey Miller. He has been a member and volunteer of USPA since 1989.
Jim Edmiston has been involved in designing, building, and piloting drones (and recreational remote control airplanes); servicing outboard boat engines and boat electronics; rebuilding electric motors; Computer-Aided Design ;3D printing; and more. Jim works as a Network Engineer and has been in in the telecom industry for 8 years. Before his work in Information Technology Jim studied Aerospace Engineering, Calculus, and Physics in college. Jim has been working with Alan Kacperski in the field developing and fabricating prototype OU motor/generators. They will jointly present a tabletop-sized OU motor at the 2019 USPA conference in Chicago, Illinois.