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Otto J. M. Smith
Byron's father Superintendent and researcher at the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station
Byron's grandfather Professor Emeritus in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California in Berkeley Inventor of the PhaseAbleTM controller and the world's most efficient line of single-phase electric motors . Using a Smith PhaseAbleTM controller, any 3-phase motor less than 175 HP is enabled to run from a single-phase supply with the same full-load efficiency that it would have on a three-phase supply, and with reduced starting current.