Harry Rosen


Harry Rosen has recently been appointed as an International Pump Expert for the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)  delivering expert pump training programmes in South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines.  He has also recently been involved in the ‘Train the Trainer’ programme, whereby a group of pump experts have been selected to be developed as pump trainers themselves.

Harry has 23 years experience in the pumping industry, and his company TAS Online is an international market leader in engineering software and consulting services for both users and manufacturers of pumps

Through the development and roll out of its TAS Pump Monitor software, his company’s products and expertise are well known and accepted by major pump users such as Anglo American, Gold Fields and Harmony Gold.  Harry has carried out system assessments at bulk water plants, industrial facilities, mining process plants, and underground mining operations.

For the last 5 years, Harry has been personally presenting a 2 day workshop on improving the efficiency and reliability of pumping systems, drawing on his wealth of experience.  The workshop has been supported by Eskom and the National Energy Efficiency Agency as a valuable tool to help industry achieve their targeted 15% savings in electricity

Harry studied at Wits University and qualified with a Bsc Mech Eng in 1987, receiving his Pr Eng in 1992. He is past chairman of the SA Institution of Mechanical Engineering, Central Branch and was instrumental in setting up the first International Pump User Conference (IPUC) which was held in Johannesburg in 2005.  Every 2 years since then IPUC has brought together the world’s experts in energy efficient pumping systems, regularly attracting over 180 delegates and 20 world class speakers.

Current Position : Managing Director TAS Online

Nature of duties:

  • Mechanical engineering software development for the international pump industry
    • Aquatec pump selection software
    • Graftec pump curve graphing software
    • Life cycle costing analysis of pumping systems
  • Design and integration of fully automated pump test facilities
  • Developed TAS PumpMonitor – real time remote pump performance monitoring system
  • Engineering consultancy services to the pump industry, including
    • Witness pump tests
    • Pumping system assessments
    • Third party design reviews of new pump station design
    • Life cycle cost analyses of new and existing pumping systems
  • Conducting pump efficiency training workshops to the following industries
    • Water boards
    • Petrochemical facilities
    • Eskom (power utility) energy advisers
    • Agriculture
    • Mining process plants
  • Organising the international pump user conference (IPUC)

Number and kind of employees supervised: 15, technical, sales, administrative

Courses by Harry Rosen

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