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physical chemist , university administrator

Harold Joseph Raveché, American University administrator, physical chemist. Recipient Distinguished Young Scientist of Year award Maryland. Academy Sciences, 1975, United States Senior Executive Service award National Bureau Standards, 1983, Equal Employment Opportunity award National Bureau Standards, 1984.


Raveché, Harold Joseph was born on March 18, 1943 in New York City. Son of Harold Edward Raveche and Helen Patricia (DeVincent) Gravino.


Bachelor in Chemistry, Hofstra University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University California, San Diego, 1968.


National Research Council postdoctoral associate, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1968-1970; research chemist, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1970-1978; chief thermophysics division, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1978-1985; dean School of Science, professor of chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1985-1988; president, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, since 1988. Board directors National West New Jersey and Bancorp, Atlantic Energy Inc. Commissioner ofsci. and technical, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Perspectives in Statistical Physics, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.


President Potomac Highlands Citizens Association, Maryland., 1978-1980. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (commission on science education 1972-1975), American Physical Society (advisory council1975-1978), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (advisory board conference on large-scale computational problems 1984-1988), American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, swimming, skiing, music, theater.


Married Elizabeth Marie Scott, January 26, 1974. Children— John Vincent, JustinBlaise, Bernice Helen, Elizabeth Annual.

Harold Edward Raveche Gravino

Helen Patricia (DeVincent) Gravino

Elizabeth Marie Scott

John Vincent Raveché

Bernice Helen Raveché

Elizabeth Annual Raveché

Justin Blaise Raveché