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mechanical engineer , engineering executive

Charles Bell Kafadar, American Mechanical engineer, engineering executive. Achievements include expansion of everyday use of high-reliability pyrotechnic items for commercial and government applications. National Science Foundation fellow, 1968-1969; Phillips fellow, 1966-1967. Member visiting commission to mathematics department Colorado School Mines, Golden, since 1989. Member Sigma Pi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau.

Background

Kafadar, Charles Bell was born on October 13, 1945 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Ahmed Dogan and Maryanna (Bell) Kafadar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1966. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace and Mechanical Science, Purdue University, 1970.

Career

Research fellow, lecturer Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1970-1973. Member technical staff TRW Systems Group, Redondo Beach, California, 1973-1976. President, chief operating officer OEA, Inc., Denver, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Achievements include expansion of everyday use of high-reliability pyrotechnic items for commercial and government applications.

Membership

Member visiting commission to mathematics department Colorado School Mines, Golden, since 1989. Member Sigma Pi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau.

Connections

Married Ursula Lutz, November 27, 1964. Children: Kimberly, Paul.

father:
Ahmed Dogan Kafadar

mother:
Maryanna (Bell) Kafadar

spouse:
Ursula Lutz

child:
Kimberly Kafadar

child:
Paul Kafadar