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KENNETH SNOWDEN STEPHENS

engineering executive

Kenneth Snowden Stephens, American Engineering executive. Registered profile engineer, Pennsylvania. Fellow American Society Quality Control (E.L. Grant award 1986, Ellis R. Ott award 1990); member European Organisation Quality Control, Indian Association Quality and Reliability, American Society Testing Material, Sigma Xi.

Background

Stephens, Kenneth Snowden was born on December 11, 1932 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George F. and Caroline (Conrad) Stephens.

Education

Le Tourneau Tech Institute, 1953-1955, Bachelor of Science Mechanical Science(s). Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, 1957-1960, Master of Science, 1963-1966, Doctor of Philosophy Applied & Mathematical Statistics. Spoken languages: English.

Career

Senior Industrial Development Officer, Institutional Infrastructure Branch, Department of Industrial Operations, Industrial Institute & Serv Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organization since 1990. United Nations Industrial Development Organization Country Director, Beijing, 1987-1990. Senior Industrial Development Field Advisor, Programme & Project(s) Development, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1984-1987.

Chief Tech Advisor, Advisor, Quality Control & National Certification Marking, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Ethiopia, Mauritius, 1980-1984. Advisor on Quality Control Training, Certification, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Turkey, Nigeria, 1977-1980. Lecturer & Rch Consultant, School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America, 1978-1979, 1974-1976.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization Advisor, Thailand, 1972-1974. Professor of Mathematics & Engineering, & Coord of Mathematics, LeTourneau College, United States of America, 1967-1972. Rch Leader, 1963-1967, Quality Control Chief, 1960-1962, Western Electric Company, United States of America.

Achievements

  • Registered profile engineer, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Fellow American Society Quality Control (E.L. Grant award 1986, Ellis R. Ott award 1990). Member European Organisation Quality Control, Indian Association Quality and Reliability, American Society Testing Material, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Industrial development. Quality control/ assurance/management. Applied statistics; standardization, metrology, certification, accreditation.

    Photography, sports (tennis, bowling). Home improvement proj. Computers.

Connections

Married Louise Joan Reifinger, June20, 1953 (divorced June 1987). Children: Scott Alan, Cynthia S. Goodman, David Wayne. Married Gina Hilda Filby, July 24, 1987.

father:
George F. Stephens

mother:
Caroline (Conrad) Stephens

spouses:
Louise Joan Reifinger

Gina Hilda Filby

children:
Scott Alan Stephens

Cynthia S. Goodman Stephens

David Wayne Stephens