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researcher , mechanical engineer

Fred Lee Robson, American mechanical engineer, researcher. Recipient technical utilization award American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1970, technical application award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1982. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Robson, Fred Lee was born on June 8, 1936 in East Liverpool, Ohio, United States. Son of Howard Clayton and Margaret Mae (Burbick) Robson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Florida, 1959. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Connecticut, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1966.

Career

Analytical engineer, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Middletown, Connecticut, 1959-1961;research assistant, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1961-1965;senior research engineer, United Technology Research Center, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1965-1970;chief utility power systems, United Technology Research Center, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1970-1974;manager industrial power systems, United Technology Research Center, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1974-1981;manager industrial systems technical, United Technology Research Center, East Hartford, Connecticut, since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Methods of Advanced Power Generation, 1983.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: automobile racing, physical training.

Connections

Married Cynthia Palabay, September 10, 1960. Children: Christopher, Mark.

father:
Howard Clayton Robson

mother:
Margaret Mae (Burbick) Robson

spouse:
Cynthia Palabay

child:
Christopher Robson

child:
Mark Robson