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John Vinton Bouyoucos

John Vinton Bouyoucos was American research and development company executive. Recipient Rochester Patent Law Association Inventors award, 1973.

Background

  • Bouyoucos, John Vinton was born on November 9, 1926 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of George John and Delia (Bemis) Bouyoucos.

  • Education

    • Student, University Michigan, 1944. AB, Harvard University, 1949. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1950.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1955. Harvard Business School Smaller Company Management Program certified, Harvard University, 1976.

    Career

    • Assistant director Harvard Acoustics Research Laboratory, Harvard University, 1955-1959. Manager hydroacoustics department General Dynamics Electronics Division, Rochester, New York, 1959-1971. President, chief scientist Hydroacoustics Inc., 1972—2006.

      Retired, 2006

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Membership

    President, chairman board Society Chamber Music, Rochester, 1977-1996, chairman board 1996-1999, chairman emeritus, since 1999. Board directors, vice chairman Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1978-1989, honorary board directors, since 1990. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

    Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Acoustical Society of America (vice president 1970-1971. Distinguished service citation 2000, Gold certified, 2004, Engineering Acoustics Silver medal, 2004). Member Society Exploration Geophysicists, Audio Engineering Society, Institute Noise Control Engineers Clubs: Harvard Business School Rochester (president 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Stella Wright, September 29, 1953. Children: Anne Stephanie, Peter Johnson, Hope Nicola. Married Kristine Thuesen Hordon, May 26, 1984.

      Stepchildren: Nils William, Kjirsti Beth.
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    Born November 9, 1926
    • 1944
      University Michigan
    • 1949
      Harvard University
    • 1950
      Harvard University
    • 1955
      Harvard University
    • 1976
      Harvard University
    • 1955 - 1959
      Assistant, director Harvard Acoustics Research Laboratory
    • 1959 - 1971
      manager, hydroacoustics department General Dynamics Electronics Division
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1972 - 2006
      president, Hydroacoustics Incorporated
    • 1972 - 2006
      chief scientist, Hydroacoustics Incorporated
    • 2006
      retired
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