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Kara Phelps

Kara Phelps

Kara Phelps is the content specialist for ISA.

Recent Posts:

5 Recent Great Reads in IIoT

If you're interested in the vast potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), you may not ...
Kara Phelps Jul 31, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Inclusion Work in STEM: A Conversation with ISA Member and EMPower List Honoree Rhonda Pelton [Q&A]

Rhonda Pelton, a member of the International Society of Automation (ISA) and a former director of IS...
Kara Phelps Jul 10, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Mechanical Engineering Student Becomes MIT's First Black Woman Student President

Danielle Geathers, a mechanical engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MI...
Kara Phelps Jun 5, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Tesla's Virtual Power Plant: Re-Envisioning the Electric Grid

Consider the electric grid. It blankets most of the world. Its existence and reliability have define...
Kara Phelps May 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM

How to Build a Standards-Based Cybersecurity Culture: Learn More in ISA's New Whitepaper

Industrial control systems (ICS) are rarely protected adequately against cyber threats, and that's a...
Kara Phelps May 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Pivoting to Ventilators: Q&A with Kash Behdinan, President of Pointfar Automation (Part 2)

This post is the second and final part of an interview we conducted with Kash Behdinan, president of...
Kara Phelps May 1, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Pivoting to Ventilators: Q&A with Kash Behdinan, President of Pointfar Automation (Part 1)

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented global need for ventilator machines. As medical suppliers scra...
Kara Phelps Apr 28, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Companies Ramp Up Production of N95 Masks in Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 has exponentially increased the need for N95 disposable masks in hospitals and medical faci...
Kara Phelps Apr 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Newsweek Vantage Report on Cyber Risks to Critical Infrastructure: ISA's the Expert Partner

Newsweek Vantage recently published an independent report on cyber risks to critical infrastructure—...
Kara Phelps Mar 24, 2020 3:11:27 PM

Auto Manufacturers Could Build Ventilators: The Power of Standards in a Global Crisis

As COVID-19 shutters manufacturing plants in North America and around the world, GM, Ford, and Tesla...
Kara Phelps Mar 19, 2020 1:49:27 PM

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