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Mechanical engineer

Cecilia Dianne Richards, American Mechanical engineer. Fellow National Research Council 1990, University of California 1989, 87, 88, 86. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Gordon Oates Air Breathing Propulsion award 1989), Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Combustion Institute.

Background

Richards, Cecilia Dianne was born on September 19, 1954 in Kennett, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Frederick Poole and Mari Louise (Bledsoe) Collins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University British Columbia, Canada, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering British Columbia, Canada, 1982. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University British Columbia, Canada, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University California, Irvine, 1990.

Career

Engineer, H.A. Simons International, Vancouver, Canada, 1982-1983;engineer, ITT Barton Instruments Company, City of Industry, California, 1985-1986;research engineer, N.I.S.T. Building and Fire Research Laboratory, Gaithersburg, Maryland., since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Gordon Oates Air Breathing Propulsion award 1989), Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Combustion Institute.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, hiking, kayaking.

Connections

Married Robert Foster Richards, September 15, 1989.

father:
John Frederick Poole Collins

mother:
Mari Louise (Bledsoe) Collins

spouse:
Robert Foster Richards