Roy Lewis

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Robert Lewis is the UK expert on two IEC working groups defining new standards for industrial control software, covering distributed control systems (IEC 61499) and PLCs (IEC 61131). One of his particular fields of interest is the application of graphical programming techniques to improve the quality and understanding of industrial control software. He has been involved in the development of software for industrial control applications for over 15 years and recently has been working in the field of design and verification of safety critical systems. He is also the author of Programming industrial control systems IEC 1131-3 (IEE, revised edition, 1998). Robert Lewis holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and a MSc in Computer Science. He is a Fellow of the IEE and is currently Senior Consultant with Fluor Global Services.