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consultant , Technology industry executive

George Donald Summers, technology industry executive, consultant. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate); member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Optical Society of America, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.

Background

Summers, George Donald was born on January 16, 1927 in Eldorado, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Wellington and Georgia Pearl (Horn) Summers.

Education

Children by previous marriage: Emmy Louise Wanlund, Susan Hope Francis. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1949.

Career

Registered profl.engr, New York Systems engineer American Bosch Arma, Garden City, New York, 1956-1958;program manager Republic division Fairchild Industries, Farmingdale, New York, 1958-1969, Fairchild Industries, Germantown, Maryland., 1969-1972. Division director Atlantic Research Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972-1980, vice president, 1980-1985, staff consultant, 1985-1987. Director Cerex Corporation, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1987-1994. retired, 1994.

Consultant 1994. Patentee in field for tv engineering and implantable medical devices. Developer of photo-reconnaissance drone aircraft forUSMC, novel means of defense against nuclear explosion overpressure, unmanned helicopter carrying video camera and fiber optics to relay data to ground station, system to utilize television to simultaneously carry facsimile information into schools and homes along with regular programs, systems to control various fluids within the body by implantabledevices, means to permit severely physically handicapped persons to communicate with normal people, means to prevent surgical sponges from being left in a patient after surgical procedure. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for for television engineering and implantable medical devices. Development of photo-reconnaissance drone aircraft for United States Marine Corps. Development of novel means of defense against nuclear explosion overpressure.

    Development of unmanned helicopter carrying video camera and fiber optics to relay data to ground station. Development of system to utilize television to simultaneously carry facsimile information into schools and homes along with regular programs. Development of systems to control various fluids within the body by implantable devices.

    Development of means to permit severely physically handicapped persons to communicate with normal people. Development of means to prevent surgical sponges from being left in a patient after surgical procedure.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to captain, United States Army, 1949-1956. Co-winner, 1st award National Materials Engineering, 1968, International Rectifier -100 award, 1974. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate).

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, (Senior). American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Optical Society American.

Connections

Married Sachiko Orui, August 1, 1978. Children from previous marriage: Emmy Louise Wanlund, Susan Hope Francis.

father:
Arthur Wellington Summers

mother:
Georgia Pearl (Horn) Summers

spouse:
Sachiko Orui