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James Robert Ackerson

James Robert Ackerson, American aerospace engineer, financial advisor. Achievements include pioneering design of concrete-stress-support wings. Recipient Innovative Engineer award Engineering International Corporation, 1991. Volunteer Logan Children Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1983-1984, Big Brothers/Sisters, Louisville, 1989. Member American Institute Aeronautical Engineers, Geek/Goop Update, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Ackerson, James Robert was born on June 1, 1965 in Louisville. Son of Robert Louis and Sue Ellen (Broadus) Ackerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Notre Dame, 1987. Master of Business Administration, University Louisville, 1991.

    Career

    • Logistics engineer Modern Concrete Company, Louisville, 1987-1990, chief stress engineer, since 1990. Research assistant University Louisville, 1990-1991. Finance intern Duna Elektronika, Budapest, Hungary, 1991.

      Private practice Louisville, since 1990. Consultant General Dynamics, St. Louis, since 1988, Lockheed, Los Angeles, since 1989, Boeing, Seattle, 1989-1991, AeroKonkrete, Budapest, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional engineer, Kentucky. Achievements include pioneering design of concrete-stress-support wings.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberterian

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Volunteer Logan Children Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1983-1984, Big Brothers/Sisters, Louisville, 1989. Member American Institute Aeronautical Engineers, Geek/Goop Update, Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Louis Ackerson
    • mother: Sue Ellen (Broadus) Ackerson
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    Born June 1, 1965
    (age 52)
    Nationality
    • 1987
      University Notre Dame
    • 1991
      University Louisville
    • 1987 - 1990
      Logistics engineer, Modern Concrete Company
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      research assistant, University Louisville
    • 1990
      private practice, Louisville
    • 1991
      finance intern, Duna Elektronika
      Budapest, Hungary, Hungary

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