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material scientist , systems technology director

Gary Steven Tompa, American systems technology director, material scientist. Recipient Alfred E. Meyer 1st in Physics award, 1980; Garden State fellow, 1980-1984; Stanley Research fellow 1980-1986.


Tompa, Gary Steven was born on February 9, 1958 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Julius W. and Olga M. (Klein) Tompa.


Bachelor of Science in physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology with thesis and high honors, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1980. Master of Science in Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1986.


Post doctoral research fellow, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1986-1987; staff scientist, EMCORE, 1987-1988; II-IV project leader, EMCORE, 1988-1989; project manager, EMCORE, 1990-1991; administrator technical contracts, director engineering, EMCORE, 1991-1992; director systems technical, EMCORE, 1992-1994; president, Structured Materials Industries, Inc., since 1994. Member Industrial Advisory Board Peer Review Panel, State of New Jersey Commision on Science and Technology, 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 45 reviewed articles to professional jours. Patentee in field.


Married Deborah R. Tompa. Children: Sharon Jessica, Rachael Elizabeth, Jason Evan.

Julius W. Tompa

Olga M. (Klein) Tompa

Deborah R. Tompa

Rachael Elizabeth Tompa

Jason Evan Tompa

Sharon Jessica Tompa