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research scientist , Engineering educator

L. Raymond Hettche, American Research director. Tau Beta Pi National fellow, 1961-1963; National Science Foundation fellow, 1963; recipient Outstanding Achievement award American Defense Preparedness Association, 1986. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (commission on management 1976-1980), Acoustical Society American, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hettche, L. Raymond was born on March 24, 1938 in Baltimore. Son of Leroy and Dorothy (Curtain) Hettche.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Bucknell University, 1961. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1964-1966;resident research associate, National Bureau Standards, Washington, 1966-1968;structural engineer metallurgy division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1968-1971;head thermomech. effect section, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1971-1973;head mechanic branch metallurgy division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1973-1975;superintendent materials science division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1975-1981;now, director Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, State College, since 1981. Navy representative Technology Working Group Export Control, Washington, 1979-1981. Navy representative subgroup P materials panel for metals Technology Cooperation Program, Washington, 1977-1981.

Session chairman Submarine Technology Symposium, Columbia, Maryland., 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (commission on management 1976-1980), Acoustical Society American, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Patricia Durkan, July 1965. Children: Lisa, Kathleen, Matthew, Craig.

father:
Leroy Hettche

mother:
Dorothy (Curtain) Hettche

spouse:
Patricia Durkan

child:
Lisa Hettche

child:
Kathleen Hettche

child:
Matthew Hettche

child:
Craig Hettche