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Carol Smith

Lead Market Surveillance Engineer
Carol Smith is an electrical engineer at UL, (Underwriter’s Laboratories) an independent safety science company located in Northbrook, Illinois. She has over 25 years’ experience in testing, evaluating and certifying products for compliance to safety standards.

In early 20218, Carol transitioned into a new role as Lead Market Surveillance Engineer, investigating concerns related to UL certified products. This new role involves verifying the concern, determining the root cause and taking the appropriate action to protect the integrity of the UL Mark. These investigations require working with consumers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, UL Field Engineers and authorities having jurisdiction.

Carol conducts public UL seminars, Designing for Compliance to IEC 61010-1, Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use, and enjoys sharing her extensive knowledge about safety as one of UL’s company spokespersons.

Born in Vallejo, California, Carol earned her degree in electrical engineering from the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science, Stockton, California. She is active in the Chicago Chapter of IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society and IEEE Women in Engineering Society. She currently serves as Vice President of Education for UL’s Toastmasters Club.

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Tuesday, October 16

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