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Emil Wolfgang Deeg

physicist , manufacturing company executive

Emil Wolfgang Deeg, American manufacturing company executive, physicist.


Deeg, Emil Wolfgang was born on September 20, 1926 in Selb, Germany. Arrived in the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1975. Son of Fritz and Trina (Poehlmann) Deeg.


Diploma Physiker, University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1954. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1956.


Research assistant Max Planck Institute, Wuerzburg, 1954-1959. Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960. Research associate Jenaer Glaswerk Schott University General, Mainz, Germany, 1960, director research Germany, 1960-1965.

Associate professor physics and solid state science American University, Cairo, 1965-1967. Manager ceramic research American Optical Corporation, Southbridge, Massachusetts, 1967-1971, manager materials research, 1971-1973, director process and materials research, 1973-1975, director inorganic materials Research and Development, 1975-1977, technical adviser, 1977-1978. Senior scientist Anchor Hocking Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio, 1978-1979, manager materials Research and Development, 1979-1980.

Manager glass technical Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, New York, 1980-1982. Manager glass and fiber development Mead Office Systems, Richardson, Texas, 1982-1984. Project manager AMP, Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1984-1992.

Consultant, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, 1992-2000. Member International Commission on Glass, 1963-1981, International Commission for Optics, 1964-1966. Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration Spacelab Program, 1971-1978.

Expert witness on glass product patent litigation German Patent Office, 1978-1981.


book Glas im Laboratorium
  • Glas im Laboratorium
  • Author: (with H. Richter) Glas im Laboratorium, 1966. Editor AMP Journal Technology, 1993-1998. Patentee in field.

    Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


President Parent-Teachers Association, Woodstock, Connecticut, 1970-1971. Committeeman Mohegan council Boy Scouts American, 1967-1973. Trustee Woodstock Academy, 1971-1978.

Overseer Old Sturbridge Village, Inc., 1972-1981. Chairman Optical Information Center, Southbridge, 1976-1977. With German Army, 1944-1945.

Fellow American Ceramic Society (emeritus). Member Optical Society of America (emeritus), National Institute Ceramic Engineers, International Technology Institute (inductee Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science and Technology 1988), Engineers Society Pennsylvania (director 1996-1998), Lions (president Woodstock chapter 1975, zone chairman district 23 C, Lions International 1976-1978).


Married Hedwig Master of Science Kempf, August 25, 1953. Children: Wolfgang, Martin, Bernhard, Renate.