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B. K. Lunde

educator , engineer , entrepreneur

B. K. Lunde, American engineer, educator, entrepreneur. Registered professional engineer; certified energy auditor. Named Toastmaster of Year Toastmasters International, Des Moines, 1986.


Lunde, B. K. was born on August 10, 1937 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Roy and Pauline (Hahn) Kegerreis.


Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1957. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1970.


Research engineer Draper Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1961;aerospace engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, Maryland., 1961-1965;vice president, chief engineer, KEZT, Ames, Iowa., 1968-1977;professor, Drake U., Des Moines, 1973-1974;project engineer, Brooks Borg & Skiles, Des Moines, 1976-1980;vice president, chief engineer, KJJY, Ankeny, Iowa., 1978-1980;president, Silver Lining, Des Moines, since 1986;equipment engineer, United States West, Des Moines, since 1980;professor of architecture, Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1988.


  • Registered professional engineer. Certified energy auditor.


  • Author: Mechanical Estimating Guidebook for Building Construction, 1987. Inventor in field.


Vice chair Iowa Building Code Council, since 1982, United States-Food and Drug Administration Committee on Food, Washington, 1973-1974, Des Moines 2000 Committee, 1978-1979, Iowa Children and Family Superior vena cava syndrome Board, Des Moines, 1981-1989. Member Des Moines Zoning Board of Adjustments, since 1991. Member American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (board directors 1979-1980), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior member, secretary chair 1986-1987), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (board directors 1979-1981), Iowa Engineering Society, Consortium Club Des Moines (secretary 1981-1982, treasurer 1990-1991), Japanese-American Society Des Moines, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bike racing, skiing.


Married Paul David Lunde, March 22, 1957 (divorced December 1980). Children: Karen Rachel, Thomas Roy.

Roy Kegerreis

Pauline (Hahn) Kegerreis

Paul David Lunde

Karen Rachel Lunde

Thomas Roy Lunde