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Heinz Dieter Rosskothen, American Engineer. Elder Presbyterian Church, 1991-1994. Member Small and Medium Size Enterprises (senior), MTA/Small and Medium Size Enterprises (charter member).

Background

Rosskothen, Heinz Dieter was born on September 19, 1936 in Duisburg, Germany. Son of Bernhard and Hedwig Rosskothen. came to the United States, 1959. Naturalized, 1965.

Education

Diploma tool and die maker, Bloomfield (New Jersey) Technology, 1964.

Career

Electrical engineer, Niederheinische Hutte, Duisburg, 1957-1959; instrument designer, Buders Tool Company, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1959-1960; manager, Monach Tool & Manufacturing, Coldwell, New Jersey, 1960-1964; engineer, Columbia University, New York City, 1964-1972; senior st. associate, Columbia University, New York City, since 1972; director instrumentation, Columbia University, New York City, since 1974. Consultant Kreske Eye Institute, Detroit, 1983-1990, Cardio Technology, New York, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of wide field specular microscope. Design of keratoprostheses (artificial cornea), special infrared pupil camera for mass screening clinical use. Development of first Argon Laser Photocoagulation for eye use.

    Development of technology for cornea tissue transplantation, of special antennae and phantoms for Medical Research Institute. Measurement and micropositioning system for cellular vibration and motility in the organ of corti. Detection chambers for tissue fluid transport.

Membership

Elder Presbyterian Church, 1991-1994. Member Small and Medium Size Enterprises (senior ), MTA/Small and Medium Size Enterprises (charter member).

Connections

Married Ilse Meyer, October 26, 1963. Children: Norman, Susan.

father:
Bernhard Rosskothen

mother:
Hedwig Rosskothen

spouse:
Ilse Meyer

child:
Susan Rosskothen

child:
Norman Rosskothen