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Paul F. Donovan

Paul F. Donovan, American electronics executive. National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow University California, Berkeley, 1956-1958. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Institute Chemists (medal), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Donovan, Paul F. was born on December 31, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Anthony and Marie Pelletier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Northea. University, Boston, 1955. Doctor of Science (honorary), Northea.

      University, Boston, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Chemistry, University California, Berkeley, 1958.

    Career

    • Research chemist Frederick S. Bacon Laboratories, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1955. Teaching assistant University California, Berkeley, 1955-1956. Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1958-1967.

      Acting director elementary particles physical facilities/nuclear physics National Science Foundation, Washington, 1967-1968, program director intermediate and high energy physics, 1968-1970, head physics section, 1970-1971, director division advanced technical applications, 1971-1973, director office energy Research and Development policy, 1973-1976. President Donovan, Hamester & Rattien, Inc., 1976-1979. Regents professor University California, Santa Cruz, 1980, adjunct professor, 1981.

      Chairman R & C Enterprises, Ltd., from 1981. Chairman, marketing director ANADYNE, Inc., from 1986. Consultant Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, 1958-1960, research collaborator, guest scientist Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1960-1971.

      Graduate faculty associate Rutgers University, 1964-1971. Consultant to president Electric Power Research Institute, 1974. Presenter/lecturer educational and research institutions and professional conferences.

    Works

    • Contributor over 50 articles to science and technical publications.

    Membership

    Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Institute Chemists (medal), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
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    Born December 31, 1932
    Died March 28, 2008
    (aged 75)
    • 1955
      Northea. University
    • 1974
      Northea. University
    • 1958
      University California
    • 1955
      Research chemist, Frederick S. Bacon Laboratories
      Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1955 - 1956
      teaching assistant, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1958 - 1967
      member, technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      acting director, elementary particles physical facilities/nuclear physics National Science Foundation
      Washington, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      president, Donovan
    • 1980
      Regents professor, University California
      Santa Cruz, Argentina
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