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nuclear physicist , engineering executive

Agustin Diaz-Zubieta, American nuclear physicist, engineering executive. Named Astronomer of Year Barnard Astronomical Society, Chattanooga, 1957; foreign exchange scholar United States Government, 1953-1958; grantee, National Science Foundation, 1958-1960, United States Office of Ordinance Research United States Army, 1958-1960.

Background

Diaz-Zubieta, Agustin was born on March 24, 1936 in Madrid, Spain. Son of Emilio Diaz Cabeza and Maria Teresa Zubieta Atucha. came to the United States, 1953.

Education

Bachelor, University Madrid, 1953. Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Tennessee, 1958. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 1960.

Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, University Maryland, 1981.

Career

Nuclear engineer, Combustion Engineering, Tennessee, 1954-1958; instructor engineering, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1958-1960; nuclear physicist, Allis Chalmers Company, Washington, 1960-1964; country manager South Africa, Allis Chalmers Company, 1964-1966; manager international power generation projects, General Electric, New York City, 1966-1969; manager Europe and Middle East strategic planning, General Electric, New York City, 1969-1971; director international construction planning, General Electric, Westport, Connecticut, 1971-1975; director construction, General Electric, Westport, Connecticut, 1975-1983; chief Executive officer, General Electric Affiliate, Westport, 1983-1987; vice president international sales, development, International Technology Corporation, Los Angeles, 1987-1994. Managing director Information Technology Italia S.P.A., Information Technology Spain, S.A.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Measurement of Subcriticality of Nuclear Reactors by Stocastic Processes, 1981.

Membership

President Fairfield (Connecticut) Association Condo Owners, 1983-1987. Member American Nuclear Society, American Society Mechanical Engineers, American Society Professional Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, swimming, sailing, music.

Connections

Married Beth Lee Fortune, September 6, 1958. Children: Walter Agustin, Michael Joel, Anthony John.

father:
Emilio Diaz Cabeza

mother:
Maria Teresa Zubieta Atucha

spouse:
Beth Lee Fortune

child:
Anthony John Diaz-Zubieta

child:
Michael Joel Diaz-Zubieta

child:
Walter Agustin Diaz-Zubieta