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Mechanical engineer

Bruce Morehouse Chrisman, American mechanical engineer. Achievements include work with engine combustion, fuels and exhaust emissions resulting in advancing the technology for reducing fuel consumption and emissions; development of low emissions, CleanBurn engines, engines to operate with landfill and digester fuels, new series of stationary engines.

Background

Chrisman, Bruce Morehouse was born on February 20, 1945 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Cecil and Dorothy (Morehouse) Chrisman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1967;postgraduate, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968-1969.

Career

Research engineer, Worthington Company & Engine, Buffalo, 1967-1973;senior development engineer, Cooper Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Springfield, Ohio., 1973-1977;manager Research and Development, Cooper Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Springfield, Ohio., 1977-1979;manager engineering, Cooper Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Springfield, Ohio., 1979-1990;manager advanced products, Cooper Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Springfield, Ohio., 1990-1996;manager engine engring, Cooper Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Springfield, Ohio., since 1996. Member of advisory board Clark State College, Springfield, 1980-1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include work with engine combustion, fuels and exhaust emissions resulting in advancing the technology for reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Development of low emissions, CleanBurn engines, engines to operate with landfill and digester fuels, new series of stationary engines.

Membership

Christian education director Northside Christian Church, Springfield, 1980-1983, elder, 1984-1987. Class teacher First Christian Church, Springfield, since 1990. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman technical communications engine division since 1980, technical chairman, division chairman 1988-1994, executive committee, I.C. Engine Citation for Achievement 1988, Chairman's Certified 1994, Conference Speaker award 1995, 96, 98), Diesel Engine Manufacturers Association (chairman technical committee 1976-1982, chairman board directors 1982-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antique car restoration, old house restoration, running.

Connections

Married Kathrina Jane Ervin, July 19, 1975. Children: Michele, Kimberly, Steven, Laura, William, Kenneth.

father:
William Cecil Chrisman

mother:
Dorothy (Morehouse) Chrisman

spouse:
Kathrina Jane Ervin

children:
Michele Chrisman

Kimberly Chrisman

Steven Chrisman

Laura Chrisman

William Chrisman

Kenneth Chrisman