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engineer , university dean

John Thomas Jurewicz, American University dean, engineer.

Background

Jurewicz, John Thomas was born on March 16, 1945 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin Urevitch and Sophia (Blotski) Jurewicz.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics, King's College, 1968. Bachelor of Science in Aero, Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1968. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science, Washington State University, 1976.

Career

Research engineer, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, E. Hartford, Connecticut, W. Palm Beach, Florida, 1968-1970; teacher, Bishop Hoban H.S., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1970-1971; assistant professor, Institute Paper Chemistry, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1976-1978; assistant professor, W. Virginia U., Morgantown, 1978-1979; from assistant professor to professor, W. Virginia U., Morgantown, 1981-1986; associate dean of engineering, W. Virginia U., Morgantown, 1986-1991; interim dean of engineering, W. Virginia U., Morgantown, 1991-1992; research engineer, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1979-1981; dean of graduate studies and research, Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, Florida, since 1993; acting dean of engineering, Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, since 1996. Director W. Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Morgantown, 1989-1991. Board directors West Virginia Research Corporation, 1989-1992, Florida Atlantic University Research and Development Authority, Boca Raton, since 1994.

President Florida Atlantic Research Corporation, Boca Raton,1993-.

Connections

Married Kathleen C. Vander Heyden, June 10, 1978. 1 child, Joseph; stepchildren: Stephen Unmuth, Elizabeth Unmuth.

father:
Benjamin Urevitch Jurewicz

mother:
Sophia (Blotski) Jurewicz

spouse:
Kathleen C. Vander Heyden

child:
Joseph Jurewicz

child:
Elizabeth Unmuth Jurewicz

child:
Stephen Unmuth Jurewicz