Russell has over 30 years’ experience in electronics and software engineering.

Russell has been with Opus for 12 years and has a particular interest in data acquisition and embedded systems. His work at Opus has included the design and build of many electronic and embedded systems, capturing data in one-off acquisition projects, and completing technical reviews of equipment.

Russell has also taught process control to students in the water and wastewater treatment industry.

Specific projects he has worked on include:
• a laser based stationary road profiler for Main Roads, Western Australia
• a data acquisition system to monitor blast pressures during prison door
• evaluation of automatic pedestrian counters for NZTA
• evaluation of the Apple iPad for acquiring vehicle speed, handling and
ride quality data for road asset management purposes.