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S. Victor Radcliffe

S. Victor Radcliffe, American international executive. Chartered engineer. University fellow Liverpool University, England, 1953-1956.


  • Radcliffe, S. Victor was born on July 28, 1927 in Cheshire, England. Came to the United States, 1956. Son of Andrew Hunter and Ellen (Waring) Radcliffe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Engineering, University Liverpool, England, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Liverpool, England, 1956.


    • Research metallurgist Rylands Brothers Ltd., also Lancashire Steel Corporation, 1958-1953. Research associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956-1962. Research manager Man Laboratories Inc., 1961-1963.

      Member faculty Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1963-1975, professor metallurgy, 1966-1975, head department metallurgy and materials science, 1969-1975. Senior policy analyst Office Science Adviser to President, Washington, 1974-1975. Senior fellow Resources for the Future, 1976-1979.

      Vice president corporation development National Forge Company, New York City, 1979-1989. Former president RAN International Inc., Washington, London, Paris. Consultant to industry, United States government, internal organizations.

      Board directors Institute of Microtechnology Inc., Boston.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered engineer.


    Member study group science and engineering education in Mexico, Ford Foundation, 1966. Director survey of meterial science and engineering National Academy of Sciences, 1971-1974. Member Apollo Lunar Science Program.

    Fellow Institution Metallurgists. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, American Institute of Mining, National Association Business Economists, American Society for Microbiology International, International Society for Planning and Strategic Management, National Economists Club, Cosmos Club.


    • Married Wanda (Reid) Koskinen, June 4, 1977.
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    Born July 28, 1927
    Died November 16, 2003
    (aged 76)
    • 1948
      University Liverpool
    • 1956
      University Liverpool
    • 1956 - 1962
      research associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1958 - 1958
      Research metallurgist Rylands Brothers Limited
    • 1961 - 1963
      research manager, Man Laboratories Incorporated
    • 1963 - 1975
      member, faculty Case Western Reserve University
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1974 - 1975
      senior, policy analyst Office Science Adviser to President
      Washington, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      senior, fellow Resources for the Future
    • 1979 - 1989
      vice president, corporation development National Forge Company
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