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engineering executive

Albert Joseph Kumnick, American engineering executive. Achievements include patent for composite processing; first to achieve accurate measure of hydrogen permeation from gas phase through ferrous materials near and below room temperature. National Defense Education Act fellow, 1967; McMullen scholar, 1963. Member American Society for Metals, American Ceramics Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Kumnick, Albert Joseph was born on August 20, 1945 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Joseph William and Helen Louise (Tisdale) Kumnick.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1972.

Career

With engineering department, Hamilton Standard, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, 1972-1973;research associate, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1973-1975;assistant professor, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1975-1978;assistant professor, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1978-1980;engineering manager, Imperial Clevite, Inc., Cleveland, 1980-1982;director Research and Development, Textron Specialty Materials, Lowell, Massachusetts, since 1982. Visiting staff member Los Alamos (New Mexico) Scientific Laboratory, 1978-1980. Visiting lecturer U. Lowell, 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for composite processing. First to achieve accurate measure of hydrogen permeation from gas phase through ferrous materials near and below room temperature.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Metals, American Ceramics Society, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Sharon Fenton, June 8, 1968. Children; Kristen F., Brian J.

father:
Joseph William Kumnick

mother:
Helen Louise (Tisdale) Kumnick

spouse:
Sharon Fenton