Bio: Graham Nasby

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP
General Symposium Chair

& ISA Water/Wastewater Division Director-elect

Phone: (519) 763-7774

Eramosa Engineering Inc.
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Graham has a varied background spanning several industries that includes control system design, software development, user interface design, and construction management. At present, he is involved with design, implementation, and commissioning of control systems, instrumentation and remote monitoring systems for the municipal water/wastewater sector. Prior to working in water/wastewater, he did control system design, bioprocess engineering, and commissioning/validation work in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor/aerospace industries.  He has also worked as a marine electrician and has held various IT and software development positions. Graham has a strong background in technical writing, user needs assessment, and project management. He is also a contributing member of the ISA18 Alarm Management and ISA101 Human Machine Interface standards committees of the International Society of Automation.

In addition to his involvement with ISA Standards, Graham is also actively involved ISA sections and divisions as well as being a published author.  He is the VP and President-elect for the ISA Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Section and helps edit their newsletter. He is the director-elect and newsletter editor for the ISA water/wastewater industries division.  Graham has appeared in print several times and writes regular columns for two industry newsletters. In 2011, his article “SCADA Standardization” won the ISA’s Keith Otto prize for best article of the year in ISA InTech magazine. In that same year, Graham was also named as part of Control Engineering Magazine’s annual “Leaders Under 40, Class of 2011” awards program.

Graham is a senior member of the ISA, and a full member of the AWWA, Ontario Water Works Association, WEF, and Ontario Water Environment Federation, as well as the IEEE, ISPE, AVS, ACM and PMI.  He is also active in the local engineering community in Ontario, Canada, and is a volunteer for the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers who consults with members of government on engineering issues.

He has over 7 years of direct experience in control systems design, electrical design, and system integration.  Prior to his career in automation he worked in IT for 8 years. He is familiar with a wide variety of SCADA platforms including various Historians, HMIs, OITs, and PAC/PLC/RTUs.  Graham also has a background in both front-end and detailed design of electrical, process, and I/C systems.  In addition to his design experience, he also has hands-on experience with construction sites, startup/commissioning, troubleshooting, and providing training for plant staff. As part of his day job with Eramosa Engineering, he enjoys helping organizations take advantage of control system technology to make their facilities more productive, reliable and cost efficient.