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Mechanical design engineer

Crispin Hales, British mechanical design engineer. Achievements include patent for Method and Apparatus for Using Evacuated, Detachable Web Containers with High Vacuum Treating Means. Fellow Institution Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom); member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Microbiology International, Design Research Society.

Background

Hales, Crispin was born on October 27, 1945 in Ilford, London, England. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Samuel Ernest and Margaret Love Hales.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering (Mech), University Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1970. Master in Engineering Design, University Loughborough, England, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Design, University Cambridge, England, 1987.

Career

Assistant engineer New Zealand Forest Products, Ltd., Kinleith, New Zealand, 1970-1971. Mechanical draftsman Dorman Long Swan Hunter Ltd., Cape Town, South Africa, 1971. Contract mechanical engineer Chrysler (England) Ltd., Dunstable, 1973.

Design engineer L. Kahn Manufacturing Company Ltd., London, 1974-1976. Manager engineering design IIT Research Institute, Chicago, 1976-1982. Senior research engineer University Cambridge, England, 1982-1989.

Principal mechanical engineer Triodyne Inc., Niles, Illinois, since 1989. United Kingdom correspondent Heavy Engineering Research Association, Auckland, New Zealand, 1982-1988. Member proposal review panel National Science Foundation, Washington, 1994, organizing committee International Conference on Engineering Design, Zürich, Switzerland, 1995-1999.

Grant, fellowship assessor Australian Research Council.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for Method and Apparatus for Using Evacuated, Detachable Web Containers with High Vacuum Treating Means.

Membership

Fellow Institution Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom). Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Microbiology International, Design Research Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Jaguar motor car restoration.

Connections

Married Cecile Conrad, February 28, 1973.

father:
Samuel Ernest

mother:
Margaret Love Hales

spouse:
Cecile Conrad