Here you will find all of our editors voices, magazine exclusives, ask the experts columns, readers' feedback, blogs and comics.

Our columnists and editorial staff

Keith Larson

Group Publisher

Len Vermillion

Editor in Chief

Jim Montague

Executive Editor

Amanda Del Buono

Digital Engagement Manager

Béla Lipták

Columnist and Control Consultant

Greg McMillan

Control Talk blogs

John Rezabek

Process Control Specialist

R. Russell Rhinehart


Ian Verhappen

Automation Professional

Blogs, Columnists & Contributors

Control Talk Blog

The Control Talk Blog provides guidance from a user's viewpoint on the design of automation systems, equipment, and piping for process control improvement. Details are offered on the selection and installation of PID controllers, control valves, variable speed drives, and measurements to maximize loop performance. The goal is an advancement of the profession by sharing conceptual principle based knowledge.

Unfettered Blog

Control Systems Cybersecurity Expert Joseph M. Weiss is an international authority on cybersecurity, control systems and system security. Weiss weighs in on cybersecurity, science and technology, security emerging threats and more.

Ask the Experts

"Ask The Experts" is moderated on by noted process control authority and Control Columnist Béla Lipták. Lipták either answers the questions himself, or brings in one or more experts from his cadre of co-authors that worked with him on the Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition. Save yourself the hefty consulting fees by getting the answers to your questions here.

Other Voices

Articles contributed by industry experts and staff writers from our sister publications.