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B. K. Lunde

B. K. Lunde, American engineer, educator, entrepreneur. Registered professional engineer; certified energy auditor. Named Toastmaster of Year Toastmasters International, Des Moines, 1986.

Background

  • Lunde, B. K. was born on August 10, 1937 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Roy and Pauline (Hahn) Kegerreis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1957. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1970.

    Career

    • Research engineer Draper Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1961. Aerospace engineer National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1961-1965. Vice president, chief engineer KEZT, Ames, Iowa, 1968-1977.

      Professor Drake University, Des Moines, 1973-1974. Project engineer Brooks Borg & Skiles, 1976-1980. Vice president, chief engineer KJJY, Ankeny, Iowa, 1978-1980.

      President Silver Lining, Des Moines, since 1986. Equipment engineer United States West, since 1980. Professor of architecture Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer. Certified energy auditor.

    Works

    • Author: Mechanical Estimating Guidebook for Building Construction, 1987. Inventor in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Vice chair Iowa Building Code Council, since 1982, United States-Food and Drug Administration Committee on Food, Washington, 1973-1974, Des Moines 2000 Committee, 1978-1979, Iowa Children and Family Services Board, Des Moines, 1981-1989. Member Des Moines Zoning Board of Adjustments, since 1991. Member American Society of Heating (board directors 1979-1980), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior member, secretary chair 1986-1987), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (board directors 1979-1981), Iowa Engineering Society, Consortium Club Des Moines (secretary 1981-1982, treasurer 1990-1991), Japanese-American Society Des Moines, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bike racing, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Paul David Lunde, March 22, 1957 (divorced December 1980). Children: Karen Rachel, Thomas Roy.
    • father: Roy Kegerreis
    • mother: Pauline (Hahn) Kegerreis
    • spouse: Paul David Lunde
    • children: Karen Rachel Lunde
    • Thomas Roy Lunde
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    Born August 10, 1937
    • 1957
      Northwestern University
    • 1959
      Northwestern University
    • 1970
      Iowa State University
    • 1958 - 1961
      Research engineer, Draper Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1961 - 1965
      aerospace engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
    • 1968 - 1977
      vice president, KEZT
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1968 - 1977
      chief engineer, KEZT
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      professor, Drake University
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      project engineer, Brooks Borg & Skiles
    • 1978 - 1980
      vice president, KJJY
      Ankeny, Iowa, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      chief engineer, KJJY
      Ankeny, Iowa, United States
    • 1980
      equipment engineer, United States West
    • 1986
      president, Silver Lining
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      professor, of architecture Iowa State University
      Ames, Iowa, United States
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