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biomechanical engineer

James Bryant Koeneman, American biomechanical engineer. Leader, Indian Guides, Erie, 1975-1978; committee member Boy Scouts American, Erie, 1981-1984; Olin endowed chair Arthritis Research, 1987-1989. Member American Society Mechanical Engineers (section chairman 1978-1979, Member Year 1982), American Society Biomaterials (national program chair, 1987), Orthopaedic Research Society, American Society Testing, and Materials.

Background

Koeneman, James Bryant was born on November 24, 1936 in Graceville, Minnesota, United States. Son of Egmund Alfred and Luverne Althea (Bryant) Koeneman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Minnesota, 1959. Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.

Career

Reactor engineer Argonne National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1959-1960, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Argonne, Illinois, 1960-1964. Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio, 1970-1974. Manager bioengineering department Lord Corporation, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981.

President Paulson Medical Development, 1981-1984. Head bioengineering Harrington Arthritis Research Center, Phoenix, since 1984. Director research Shrine Hospital, Erie, 1978-1981.

Adjunct professor Arizona State University, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to technical journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Leader, Indian Guides, Erie, 1975-1978. Committee member Boy Scouts American, Erie, 1981-1984. Olin endowed chair Arthritis Research, 1987-1989.

Member American Society Mechanical Engineers (section chairman 1978-1979, Member Year 1982), American Society Biomaterials (national program chair, 1987), Orthopaedic Research Society, American Society Testing, and Materials. Clubs: Toastmasters (Erie) (president 1979-1980).

Connections

Married Mary Ann Endecavageh, April 11, 1964. Children: Edward, Paul, Brian.

father:
Egmund Alfred Koeneman

mother:
Luverne Althea (Bryant) Koeneman

spouse:
Mary Ann Endecavageh

child:
Edward Koeneman

child:
Paul Koeneman

child:
Brian Koeneman