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Kenton Earl Bentley Edit Profile

researcher , aerospace scientist

Kenton Earl Bentley, American aerospace scientist, researcher. Los Alamos research fellow, 1954-1956. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (life), American Association of University Professors, American Astronautical Society (senior; director 1969-1973), National Management Association, Sigma Xi (life), Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

Bentley, Kenton Earl was born on June 1, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Kenneth and Marion Isabel (Tillman) Bentley.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Michigan, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry, University New Mexico, 1959.

Career

Research physical chemist Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1956-1957. Research scientist Lockheed California Company, Burbank, 1962-1963. Scientist, task leader Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1963-1965.

Head electrochemistry group Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1965-1967. Director science and applications branch, director Iran earth resources programs Lockheed Electronics Company, Inc., Houston, 1967-1988. Manager life science flight payload integration program Lockheed Engineering & Sciences, Company, Moffett Field, California, 1988-1994.

President Kiva Enterprises, Boulder City, Nevada, since 1994. Visiting professor chemistry Highlands (New Mexico) University, 1959. Assistant professor chemistry American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1959-1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (life), American Association of University Professors, American Astronautical Society (senior. Director 1969-1973), National Management Association, Sigma Xi (life), Alpha Chi Sigma.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Montrose, April 18, 1953 (deceased).

father:
Kenneth Bentley

mother:
Marion Isabel (Tillman) Bentley

spouse:
Elizabeth Montrose