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Metallurgical engineer

Don Kaczynski, American metallurgical engineer. Achievements include patents for controlling the morphology of beryllium oxide powders, removing chlorine from copper ores, froth flotation of borate minerals and concentration of iron ores. Member American Society for Microbiology International, American Institute Mining, Electrochemical Society.

Background

Kaczynski, Don was born on April 16, 1948 in Fremont, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold Steven and Helena Mary (Fitzner) Kaczynski.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemsitry, Michigan Technology University, 1971. Master of Science in Chemical Metallurgy, Michigan Technology University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Colorado School Mines, 1978.

Career

Metallurgist, Hanna Mining Company, Nashwauk, Minnesota, 1977-1980;research metallurgist, Hanna Mining Company, Nashwauk, Minnesota, 1980-1981;senior research metallurgist, Hanna Mining Company, Nashwauk, Minnesota, 1981-1984;supervisor Research and Development, Brush Wellman Engineered Materials, Elmore, Ohio., 1984-1990;director technical, Beryllium mining, Brush Wellman Engineered Materials, Elmore, Ohio., since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for controlling the morphology of beryllium oxide powders, removing chlorine from copper ores, froth flotation of borate minerals and concentration of iron ores.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology International, American Institute Mining, Electrochemical Society.

Connections

Married Sandra Lee Braunworth, April 4, 1985.

father:
Harold Steven Kaczynski

mother:
Helena Mary (Fitzner) Kaczynski

spouse:
Sandra Lee Braunworth