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ceramics engineer

David Charles Cranmer, American Ceramics engineer. Avocations: running, skiing, softball, soccer. M C.

Background

Cranmer, David Charles was born on January 13, 1954 in Lakewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Edgar and Marjorie (Richardson) Cranmer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, 1976. Master of Science in Ceramics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Ceramics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981.

Career

Member technical staff Advanced Technology Center, Bendix Corporation, Columbia, Maryland., 1981-1983;member technical staff Materials Sciences Laboratory, Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1984-1986;ceramic engineer, United States National Institute Studies and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1986-1988;group leader mechanic properties, United States National Institute Studies and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1988-1993;program analyst, then senior program analyst, United States National Institute Studies and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1991-1993;associate director program and policy, manufacturing extension partnership, United States National Institute Studies and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1993-1995;manager strategic partnerships, manufacturing extension partnership, United States National Institute Studies and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., since 1995. Commerce science and technical fellow White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of President, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: running, skiing, softball, soccer. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow American Ceramic Society (program chairman Southern California section 1985-1986, member membership committee engineering ceramics division 1987-1988, member editorial committee 1988-1989, representative editorial advisory board 1988-1992, secretary 1990-1991, vice chairperson 1991-1992, chairperson 1993-1994, counselor 1994-1996). Member American Society for Testing and Materials (chairperson subcommittee on ceramic composites 1991-1994, technical vice chairperson since 1994), National Institute Certified Engineering (vice chairperson since 1996), Materials Research Society, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Keramos (vice president Pennsylvania State University chapter 1974-1975, president 1975-1976), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, skiing, softball, soccer.

Connections

Married Joan Hockridge, May 28, 1977. Children: Alexana, Geoffrey.

father:
Joseph Edgar Cranmer

mother:
Marjorie (Richardson) Cranmer

spouse:
Joan Hockridge

child:
Alexana Cranmer

child:
Geoffrey Cranmer