About Us


History

Softstuf was founded in 1991 in Philadelphia. Today our Wavewin software is the premier software for collection and analysis of protection data. What first started as a small company in Philadelphia has grown to have users throughout both North America, Eurpoe, and South America. Hundreds of thousands of hours have and continue to go into the devlopment of Wavewin, and there is no foreseeable limits to its potential growth.

Purpose

Electric power utilities spend amazing amounts of manpower and financial resources on protection and maintenance. Our aim is to provide enhancements in these areas that are extraordinary by reporting failures upon occurrence or, better yet, by catching potential failures before they occur. Such reporting helps utilities increase system reliability, reduce engineering time, reduce maintenance cost, restore services faster, and extend the service-life of their critical assets.

Reason

There are too many types and vintages of devices needed to protect and maintain electrical power systems. Such devices include, but are not limited to, numerical and electromechanical relays, digital fault and sequence of events recorders, transformer and breaker monitors, etc. To that extent, there is a need for a universal computing system that can interface with all of these various types of devices (non-intrusively) and consolidate their data into informative event reports and load summaries.

Leadership

Softstuf is owned and operated by Amir Makki and Maria Rothweiler Makki. Amir holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Tennessee Tech University (1981-1986) and pursued a PhD degree in software engineering at Temple University (1986-1991). Maria holds a BA degree in computer science from Temple University (1986-1991) and pursued an associate degree in mathematics at Bucks County Community College (1984-1986). Amir and Maria's professional contributions so far include over 50 publications, patents and trademarks.

Development Team

Our development team will work closely with you to deteremine the scope of your application and to determine the best method for designing the product. A prototype of your product can be rapidly developed to demonstrate the basic concept of the application. Testing at the subsystem level is performed after each development stage in order to confirm advancement. Once the product is fully integrated and after careful emulation of operating environment, final testing at the system level is conducted in order to verify and validate the basic components of the product.




Training

Click on the link above to view a course description for each class offered and to request a training class.



Upgrades

Thank you to everyone who renewed their annual Wavewin maintenance license for 2020. Use the link above to upgrade your Wavewin software, or to view a list of the latest additions and changes.



Events

Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 Wavewin User Group Meeting. Information on the 2020/2021 user group meeting will be posted shortly.


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