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Anthony Edward Cerkanowicz

Anthony Edward Cerkanowicz, American mechanical engineering educator, environmentalist. Recipient Outstanding Alumni award Stevens Institute of Technology, 1987. Vice president Lochada Taxpayers Association, Glen Spey, New York, 1991. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Combustion Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Cerkanowicz, Anthony Edward was born on February 19, 1941 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Son of Anthony Joseph and Clara Cerkanowicz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1962. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Heat and Power, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering and Thermodynamics, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1970.

    Career

    • Engineer, consultant Lockheed Electronics, Plainfield, Newark, 1963-1964. Engineer Vitro Laboratories, West Orange, New Jersey, 1967-1969. Technical vice president Photochem Industries, Fairfield, 1969-1974.

      Senior staff engineer Exxon Research & Engineering, Clinton, 1974-1987. Associate professor mechanical engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, from 1987. Engineer National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, summer 1962.

      Consultant Engelhard Industries, Menlo Park, New Jersey, 1991.

    Works

    • Numerous patents on photochemistry combustion, fluidized bed heat transfer, charge induced separations.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Vice president Lochada Taxpayers Association, Glen Spey, New York, 1991. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Combustion Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Wilderness camping, canoeing, sailing, ice hockey, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth M. Cardillo, August 27, 1966. Children: Kirk Anthony, Mary Ellen, Leah Elizabeth, Andrea, James Anthony.
    • father: Anthony Joseph
    • mother: Clara Cerkanowicz
    • spouse: Elizabeth M. Cardillo
    • children: Kirk Anthony Cerkanowicz
    • Mary Ellen Cerkanowicz
    • Leah Elizabeth Cerkanowicz
    • Andrea Cerkanowicz
    • James Anthony Cerkanowicz
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    Born February 19, 1941
    Died May 28, 1993
    (aged 52)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1964
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1970
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1963 - 1964
      Engineer, Lockheed Electronics
      Plainfield, Indiana, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      consultant, Lockheed Electronics
      Plainfield, Indiana, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      engineer, Vitro Laboratories
      West Orange, New Jersey, United States
    • 1969 - 1974
      technical vice president, Photochem Industries
      Fairfield, New Jersey, United States
    • 1974 - 1987
      senior, staff engineer Exxon Research & Engineering
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
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