Nelson Bridwell

Nelson Bridwell

Senior Vision Engineer
Machine Vision Engineering LLC

Nelson Bridwell, president of Machine Vision Engineering LLC, designs and manufactures custom machine vision systems for manufacturing applications. Prior to founding Machine Vision Engineering, he was the senior vision engineer at ATS Systems Oregon for nearly a decade and a senior software engineer at Intel Portland Technology Development for 17 years. He is thoroughly familiar with the effective use of industrial machine vision software, cameras, interfaces, lenses, optics, filters and lighting, and has found effective solutions to challenging machine vision problems that others considered impossible to solve.

Nelson is an AIA Certified Vision Professional (advanced). He has given conference presentations at The Vision Show and professional webinars. He has also published articles in Vision System Design Magazine and Quality Magazine. He is currently authoring a new book, Machine Vision in the Factory. He has an MS in Computer Science and BS in Engineering from Northwestern University.