Brunno Covolan, P.E.

Engineering Manager, Intertek

Standards and Product Certification

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Current Engineering Manager for Intertek Brunno Covolan, P.E. visits UNT for a lecture entitled “Standards and Product Certification” as part of the North Tech-SAS Lecture Series.


Of the 6 cannons governing the engineering profession, the first is “Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public*.” Beyond the performance specification, there are numerous safety requirements a product must satisfy to be sold. This presentation will provide an overview of 3rd party certification and how products are evaluated for public safety.


  • Engineering Manager at Intertek, Plano TX responsible for Appliances, Industrial equipment, and Hazardous location
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering/MS in Systems Engineering
  • Intertek product safety leadership 6 years
  • Regional Technical Lead for Intertek (Electrical Safety)
  • Refrigeration application design experience 10 years
  • Author/presenter, IEEE ISPCE product safety conference
  • Lead trainer for compliance engineers
  • IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) North Texas Chair
  • IEEE Technical Program Committee (TPC) CoChair for International Symposium for Product Safety Compliance
  • Professional Engineer, registered in Texas and California