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IEEE Fellow - Jim Daly

James M. Daly (S’53-M’57-SM’79) was elected an IEEE Fellow in 1994 "for contributions to the application of electrical wire and cable, and leadership in electrotechnical standards development."

Jim was born in Boston, MA, in 1935. He received a BSEE in 1957 and an MS in Engineering Management in 1965, both from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

He has been Director of Marketing for BICC Cables Corporation and its predecessor, Cablec Corporation, since 1988 and was previously employed in various marketing, sales, and engineering positions by The Okonite Company, Simplex Wire & Cable Co., Northrop Corporation, and Sperry Gyroscope Co.


Jim was awarded the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Kite and Key Award in 1996 "in recognition of his outstanding service to the association and the industry" and the ANSI Meritorious Service Award in 1995 "in recognition of his significant contributions to voluntary standardization and outstanding service to the ANSI Federation."

He received the IEEE Standards Medallion in 1995 "for contributions to the development of standards in the field of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems", the 1992 Achievement Award from the Industrial & Commercial Power Systems Department (I&CPSD) and the 1990 Meritorious Engineering Award from the Pulp & Paper Industry Committee in addition to several Prize Paper Awards.

IEEE Activities

Jim has been an active IEEE contributor to standards development and besides the following positions has served as an officer on numerous subcommittees and working groups.

Other Industry Activities

He has also been active in other organizations -

Technical Papers

Jim has authored and presented more than 40 papers at technical and industry conferences and has had 17 papers published, eight in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

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