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chemist , materials engineer

Marcia Freuchtel Collins-Bates, American materials engineer, chemist. Achievements include patents in field.


Collins-Bates, Marcia Freuchtel was born on April 19, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Charles Andrew and Ethel Mary (Greig) Freuchtel.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Michigan, 1969. Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, 1983.


Instructor Allegheny Schools, Pennsylvania, 1970. Research assistant Koppers Company, Monroeville, 1971. Technical director Liquid Crystal Indiana, Turtle Creek, 1971—1974.

Research scientist Alcoa Technology Center, Alcoa Center, 1974—1977. Scientist American Hoechst, Somerville, New Jersey, 1978—1983. Research and development materials engineer Teledyne Water Pik, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1983—1987, manager, clinical research, since 1987.

Instructor, materials engineering elementary school. Consultant Liquid Crystal Indiana, Turtle Creek, 1972—1974. Member, affiliate faculty department mechanical engineering Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1984.


  • Achievements include patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Warden Town of Hampton, New Jersey, 1976. Vice chairman Homeowners Action Committee, Hampton, 1976. Director Amateur Astronomers, Clinton, New Jersey, 1977—1978.

Chairman, committee creditors Colorado Industrial Bank, 1987. Member of National Association Environmental Professionals, Air Pollution Control Association (member committee since 1984), Society Plastics Engineers, American Chemical Society (Merit award 1987).


  • Other Interests

    Antiques, art, creative writing, photography.


Married; 1 child Austin Gregor.

Charles Andrew Freuchtel

Ethel Mary (Greig) Freuchtel

Austin Gregor Collins-Bates