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Mechanical engineer

Mark Allen Christon, American mechanical engineer. Achievements include demonstration that the diffusion enhancement in snow undergoing temperature gradient metamorphism is greater than unity and bounded.

Background

Christon, Mark Allen was born on November 1, 1958 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Robert H. and Ethel L. (Matt) Christon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, 1982. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, 1990.

Career

Mechanic design engineer, Texas Instruments, Dallas, 1982-1983;research associate advanced technical computing staff, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1986-1990;engineer, Lawrence Livermore (California) National Laboratory, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include demonstration that the diffusion enhancement in snow undergoing temperature gradient metamorphism is greater than unity and bounded.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Applied Science International Series Proceedings on Seasonal Snowcovers, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Roy Rothermel scholar 1985), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Association Computing Machinery (program committee 1991, overall best student paper 1990), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Connections

Married Elisa Lucille Capron, June 7, 1980. Children: Jennifer Marie, Adam Jordan.

father:
Robert H. Christon

mother:
Ethel L. (Matt) Christon

spouse:
Elisa Lucille Capron

children:
Jennifer Marie Christon

Adam Jordan Christon