Nicholas Cassens,, American ceramics engineer. Achievements include patentee in field United States, Australia, South America, Japan, Europe. Member American Ceramic Society.
Cassens,, Nicholas was born on September 8, 1948 in Sigourney, Iowa, United States. Son of Nicholas and Wanda Fern (Lancaster) Cassens.
Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University, 1971. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1971. Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1979.
Junior research engineer National Refractories and Minerals Corporation, Livermore, California, 1971-1972, research engineer, 1972-1974, senior research engineer, 1974—1977, staff research engineer, 1977-1984, senior staff research engineer, 1984—2002. Senior manager product development Refractory and Advanced Specialties Inc., Stockton, California, 2004—2005. Quality assurance manager Cametoid Technologies.
Inc., Alameda, 2004—2005. Vice president engineering Prairie Ceramics Corporation, San Leandro, 2007.
Member American Ceramic Society.
Married Linda Joyce Morrow, August 30, 1969. 1 son, Randall Scott.