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educator , engineer

John Godfrey Surak, American engineer, educator. Certified quality engineer. Recipient Certified of Appreciation Department Commerce, 1990-1993. Member American Society Quality Control (standing review board since 1991, editorial board Quality Management journal. since 1992), Institute Food Technologies (quality assurance division executive committee 1991-1992, chair elect 1993, chair 1994), Food Indiana Association South Carolina.

Background

Surak, John Godfrey was born on July 13, 1948 in Milwaukee. Son of John Godfrey and Eleanor Pauline (Mateer) Surak.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1971;Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1972;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1974.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1974-1980;senior scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Evansville, Indiana, 1980-1983;supervisor product development, Wyeth-Ayerst laboratories, Mason, Michigan, 1983-1986;associate professor, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1986-1989;professor, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., since 1989. Examiner for Malcolm Baldridge National Quality award, The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department Commerce, Washington, 1990-1993. Judge South Carolina.

Quality award, since 1994, Rochester Institute of Technology/United States of America Today Quality cup, since 1994. Board of Governors Quality Sys. Registrar, Inc., vice chair, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified quality engineer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Quality Control (standing review board since 1991, editorial board Quality Management journal. since 1992), Institute Food Technologies (quality assurance division executive committee 1991-1992, chair elect 1993, chair 1994), Food Indiana Association South Carolina.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: swimming.

Connections

Married Judith Ann Koepp, September 5, 1971. Children: Kristin Marie, Sarah Maria.

father:
John Godfrey Surak

mother:
Eleanor Pauline (Mateer) Surak

spouse:
Judith Ann Koepp

child:
Kristin Marie Surak

child:
Sarah Maria Surak