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Emil Wolfgang Deeg

Emil Wolfgang Deeg, American manufacturing company executive, physicist.


  • Deeg, Emil Wolfgang was born on September 20, 1926 in Selb, Germany. Arrived in the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1975. Son of Fritz and Trina (Poehlmann) Deeg.

  • Education

    • Diploma Physiker, University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1954. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1956.


    • Research assistant Max Planck Institute, Wuerzburg, 1954-1959. Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960. Research associate Jenaer Glaswerk Schott University General, Mainz, Germany, 1960, director research Germany, 1960-1965.

      Associate professor physics and solid state science American University, Cairo, 1965-1967. Manager ceramic research American Optical Corporation, Southbridge, Massachusetts, 1967-1971, manager materials research, 1971-1973, director process and materials research, 1973-1975, director inorganic materials Research and Development, 1975-1977, technical adviser, 1977-1978. Senior scientist Anchor Hocking Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio, 1978-1979, manager materials Research and Development, 1979-1980.

      Manager glass technical Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, New York, 1980-1982. Manager glass and fiber development Mead Office Systems, Richardson, Texas, 1982-1984. Project manager AMP, Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1984-1992.

      Consultant, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, 1992-2000. Member International Commission on Glass, 1963-1981, International Commission for Optics, 1964-1966. Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration Spacelab Program, 1971-1978.

      Expert witness on glass product patent litigation German Patent Office, 1978-1981.


    • Author: (with H. Richter) Glas im Laboratorium, 1966. Editor AMP Journal Technology, 1993-1998. Patentee in field.

      Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


    President Parent-Teachers Association, Woodstock, Connecticut, 1970-1971. Committeeman Mohegan council Boy Scouts American, 1967-1973. Trustee Woodstock Academy, 1971-1978.

    Overseer Old Sturbridge Village, Inc., 1972-1981. Chairman Optical Information Center, Southbridge, 1976-1977. With German Army, 1944-1945.

    Fellow American Ceramic Society (emeritus). Member Optical Society of America (emeritus), National Institute Ceramic Engineers, International Technology Institute (inductee Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science and Technology 1988), Engineers Society Pennsylvania (director 1996-1998), Lions (president Woodstock chapter 1975, zone chairman district 23 C, Lions International 1976-1978).


    • Married Hedwig Master of Science Kempf, August 25, 1953. Children: Wolfgang, Martin, Bernhard, Renate.
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    Born September 20, 1926
    Died April 1, 2004
    (aged 77)
    • 1954
      University Wuerzburg
    • 1956
      University Wuerzburg
    • 1954 - 1959
      Research assistant, Max Planck Institute
    • 1959 - 1960
      member, technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories
      Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1960
      research associate, Jenaer Glaswerk Schott University General
      Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    • 1965 - 1967
      associate, professor physics and solid state science American University
      Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
    • 1967 - 1971
      manager, ceramic research American Optical Corporation
      Southbridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      manager, ceramic research American Optical Corporation
    • 1978 - 1979
      senior, scientist Anchor Hocking Corporation
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      manager, glass technical Bausch & Lomb
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      manager, glass and fiber development Mead Office Systems
      Richardson, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1992
      project manager, Advanced Management Program
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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