Tom Jenkins is a successful entrepreneur and an innovative engineer.
Tom co-founded Energy Strategies Corporation (ESCOR) in 1984. ESCOR is widely recognized for successfully introducing many original techniques to the wastewater industry. These include floating control algorithms in lieu of PID, eliminating pressure control of blowers, and variable speed control of centrifugal aeration blowers. Dresser Roots, a blower and compressor manufacturing company, purchased ESCOR in 2007. Tom was the Chief Design Engineer at Dresser Roots Wastewater Solutions Group (now part of Howden Roots LLC).
As the President of JenTech Inc. Tom provides consulting services to the wastewater treatment industry. This includes design and analysis of control systems, aeration systems, energy conservation measures, and blower systems. His expertise in aeration and controls covers a variety of process control solutions. This includes dissolved oxygen (DO) control, Most-Open-Valve (MOV) systems, and blower control.
Tom is an Adjunct Professor (Professor of Practice) at University of Wisconsin-Madison and teaches water and wastewater treatment for the Department of Engineering Professional Development. He is a member of the ASME committee developing PTC 13, “Wire-To-Air Performance Test Code for Blower Systems.”
In addition to his technical background, Tom has extensive experience with sales and marketing in the wastewater treatment industry.