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Jobst Wilfried Seehausen

Jobst Wilfried Seehausen, German energy company executive. Achievements include patents for advanced very high temperature heat recovery equipment; development of largest recuperator in United States. Member of National Association Corrosion Engineers, Association Iron & Steel Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

  • Seehausen, Jobst Wilfried was born on August 2, 1922 in Friedeberg, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1957, naturalized, 1963. Son of Walther Reinhart and Anna Wilhelmine (Kluckhohn) Seehausen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, Engineering College, Ilmenau, Germany, 1944. Master of Science in mechanical engineering, Technology University, Karlsruhe, West Germany, 1950.

    Career

    • Test engineer Focke-Wulf Aircraft, Bremen, Germany, 1944—1945. Fabrication engineer Schiess A.G., Duesseldorf, Germany, 1951—1954. Process engineer Rekuperator K.G., Germany, 1954—1957.

      Chief engineer American Schack Company, Pittsburgh, 1957—1964. Manager Ionics Inc., Bridgeville, 1964—1982. President Energy Conversion Technology Inc., Pittsburgh, from 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for advanced very high temperature heat recovery equipment. Development of largest recuperator in United States.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of National Association Corrosion Engineers, Association Iron & Steel Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Elisabeth Maubach, June 9, 1951. 1 child Bettina Elisabeth Ulrike.
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    Born August 2, 1922
    Died February 25, 2006
    (aged 83)
    • 1944
      Engineering College
    • 1950
      Technology University
    • 1944 - 1945
      Test engineer, Focke-Wulf Aircraft
      Bremen, Germany, Germany
    • 1951 - 1954
      fabrication engineer, Schiess A.G.
      Germany
    • 1954 - 1957
      process engineer, Rekuperator K.G.
      Germany
    • 1957 - 1964
      chief engineer, American Schack Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1964 - 1982
      manager, Ionics Incorporated
      Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States