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Chemical engineer

Donald John Smolenski, American chemical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Michigan. Member American Society for Testing and Materials, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Engineering Society Detroit (board directors since 1989), Society Automotive Engineers (governing board since 1987, oral presentation awards), Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

Background

Smolenski, Donald John was born on August 5, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Ralph George and Madeline Ann (Burgess) Smolenski.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1977;Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University, 1979;Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University, 1990.

Career

Research assistant, Energy Development Association, Madison Heights, Michigan, 1978-1979;research engineer, General Motors Research, Warren, Michigan, 1980-1983;senior research engineer, General Motors Research, Warren, Michigan, 1983-1987;staff research engineer, General Motors Research, Warren, Michigan, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Michigan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee automatic oil change indicator. Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Testing and Materials, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Engineering Society Detroit (board directors since 1989), Society Automotive Engineers (governing board since 1987, oral presentation awards), Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, fishing, ice hockey, weight lifting, running.

Connections

Married Paula Diane Hoefner, October 6, 1978. Children: Laurie, Stefan, Timothy.

father:
Ralph George Smolenski

mother:
Madeline Ann (Burgess) Smolenski

spouse:
Paula Diane Hoefner

children:
Laurie Smolenski

Stefan Smolenski

Timothy Smolenski