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researcher , Chemical engineer

John Joseph Rusek, American Chemical engineer, researcher. Achievements include 28 patents in field National Science Foundation fellow, 1975; recipient Certified Merit., NSPE. Active private pilot Warbirds; director Jazz Test Center, Astroblue, Edwards Air Force Base. Member Aircraft Owners Pilots Association, Tripoli Rocketry Association, Experimental Aircraft Association Warbirds American, Mojave Desert Advanced Rocketry Society (pres.1989-).

Background

Rusek, John Joseph was born on July 21, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley Joseph Rusek, Senior and Irene (Przywara) Marszalek.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1976. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1983.

Career

Development engineer, Universal Oil Products Process Division, Riverside, Illinois, 1976-1978;research engineer, Universal Oil Products Corporation Research, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1978-1981; construction engineering, Pickands Mather, Cleveland, 1981;advanced research engineer, Owens Corning, Granville, Ohio., 1983-1986;research chemical engineer, United States Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 1987-1995;chief engineer rocket propulsion, head energy conversion laboratory, United States Navy Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, California, since 1995. Lecturer ballistics United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1987-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 28 patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Journal Propulsion Power, Journal Vacuum Science Technology.

Membership

Active private pilot Warbirds. Director Jazz Test Center, Astroblue, Edwards Air Force Base. Member Aircraft Owners Pilots Association, Tripoli Rocketry Association, Experimental Aircraft Association Warbirds American, Mojave Desert Advanced Rocketry Society (president since 1989).

Connections

Married Mary-Louise Rose Lickert, June 19, 1976.

father:
Stanley Joseph Rusek Marszalek

mother:
Irene (Przywara) Marszalek

spouse:
Mary-Louise Rose Lickert