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electronics executive

Paul F. Donovan, American Electronics executive. National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow University of California, Berkeley, 1956-1958. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Institute Chemists (medal), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Donovan, Paul F. was born on December 31, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Anthony and Marie Pelletier.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Northea. University, Boston, 1955. Doctor of Science (honorary), Northea.

University, Boston, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Chemistry, University California, Berkeley, 1958.

Career

Research chemist, Frederick S. Bacon laboratories, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1955;teaching assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 1955-1956;member technical staff, Bell Tel. laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1958-1967;acting director elementary particles physical facilities/nuclear physics, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1967-1968;program director intermediate and high energy physics, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1968-1970;head physics section, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1970-1971;director division advanced technical applications, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1971-1973;director office energy R & D policy, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1973-1976;president, Donovan, Hamester & Rattien, Inc., Washington, 1976-1979;Regents professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1980; Adjunct Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1981;chairman, R & C Enterprises, Ltd., Santa Cruz, since 1981;chairman, marketing director, ANADYNE, Inc., Santa Cruz, since 1986. Consultant Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, 1958-1960, research collaborator, guest scientist Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1960-1971. Graduate faculty associate Rutgers University, 1964-1971.

Consultant to president Electric Power Research Institute, 1974. Presenter/lecturer educational and research institutions and professional conferences.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 50 articles to science and technical publications.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Institute Chemists (medal), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

father:
John Anthony

mother:
Marie Pelletier