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Clint Shock
  • Byron's father
  • Superintendent and researcher at the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station
  • Otto J. M. Smith 
  • 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.