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Roger Steven Van Heyningen

Roger Steven Van Heyningen, American physicist, manufacturing company executive. Patentee in field.


  • Heyningen, Roger Steven Van was born on October 2, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gerrit B. and Belle (Brower) Van Heyningen.

  • Education

    • AB, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1951. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1958.


    • Member staff Kodak Research Laboratories (Eastman Kodak Company), Rochester, New York, 1958-1967, assistant director physics division, 1967-1968, director division, 1968-1983, director electronics sector, 1983-1991, director electronics research laboratories, 1986-1991. Retired, 1991

      Consultant in field, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Patentee in field.


    • Author papers in field.


    Member technical advisory board Center for Advanced television Studies Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986-1989. Member executive committee, advisory board University Illinois College Engineering, 1987-1989. Chairman department physics advisory committee University Illinois, 1987-1989.

    With United States Army Air Force, 1946-1947. Member American Physical Society, Optical Society of America, Industrial Research Institute (chairman international committee 1989-1990), Corporation Associates, American Institute Physics, Semiconductor Research Corporation, Semiconductor Industries Association, Rochester Chamber of Commerce.


    • Married Genevieve Vander Veen, March 22, 1951. Children: Steven Roger, Paul Robert, Julie Joan.
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    Born October 2, 1927
    • 1951
      Calvin College
    • 1955
      University Illinois
    • 1958
      University Illinois
    • 1958 - 1967
      Member, staff Kodak Research Laboratories (Eastman Kodak Company)
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1991
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