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educator , nuclear and mechanical engineer

Owen Craven Jones,, American nuclear and mechanical engineer, educator. Served with United States Navy, 1955-1959. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (past member standing committee theory and fundamental research, head transfer division, associate editor Journal Fluids Engineering); member Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Sigma Nu.

Background

Jones,, Owen Craven was born on October 18, 1936 in New York City. Son of Owen C. and Lois B. (Wright) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude, University Massachusetts, 1962. Master of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1974.

Career

Mechanic engineer, General Electric Company Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, 1962-1974;mechanic engineer reactor analysis and safety division, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 1974-1976;group leader department applied science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1976-1977;principal investigator reactor safety program, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1976-1980;head thermal hydraulic development division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1977-1980;staff research mechanic engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York., 1980-1981;professor nuclear engineering and engineering physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1981-1995;professor environmental and energy engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, since 1995;president, N.E. Cons. Inc., 1981-1985;general manager, National Cancer Institute Instruments, 1985-1991. Director RPI Center for Multiphase Research, 1985-1991.

Adjunct Professor Union College, Schenectady, 1968-1974. Guest lecturer various universities.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1955-1959. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (past member standing committee theory and fundamental research, head transfer division, associate editor Journal Fluids Engineering). Member Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Sigma Nu.

Connections

Children: Jennifer, Douglas, Kevin. Married Mary R. Trovato, 1986.

father:
Owen C. Jones,

mother:
Lois B. (Wright) Jones,

spouse:
Mary R. Trovato

child:
Jennifer Jones,

child:
Douglas Jones,

child:
Kevin Jones,