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Béla G. Lipták, P.E.

Béla is a licensed professional engineer and President of Lipták Associates P.C., where he works as an automation, optimization and safety control consultant for both the traditional and the newly emerging industries, including energy conservation, pollution prevention, and safety-related projects.
From 1959 to 1975, Béla was Chief Instrument Engineer at Crawford & Russell Inc. (John Brown Ltd.), an engineering design firm, serving the processing industries. Béla was also an adjunct professor at Yale University and course director at the Center for Professional Advance­ment. In 1995 he was also invited to teach as a Fulbright Scholar.

Béla attended the Technical University of Budapest (1953-56), and holds an ME degree from Stevens Institute of Technology (1959), a Masters degree from CCNY (1962), and has completed graduate courses in computer science at Pratt Institute (1965).

Listed in Who Is Who of American Scientists and Engineers. Béla is also an American Scientist book reviewer. He was elected as an ISA Fellow in 1973 from the International Society of Automation, has received the Pond Award, and in 1995, was recipient of the ISA ”Technical Achievement Award”.  Béla was a keynote speaker at ISA EXPO 2002 and received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” of ISA in 2005. He also received the best paper award from ASHRAE, and the “Control Hall of Fame” award in 2001.

Béla  published more than 200 technical articles ( and some 26 technical books (, including four editions of the multi-volume Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, with preface by Edward Teller.

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