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educator , engineering executive

Peter Pollak, Brazilian, American engineering executive, educator.


Pollak, Peter was born on November 21, 1945 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Franz and Manon (Ferenczy) Pollak.


Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, New York University, 1967. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, New York University, 1970.


Engineer, Westinghouse Elec., Pittsburgh, 1967-1968;application engineer, General Cable Corporation, New York City, 1968-1974;electrical engineer, The Aluminum Association, New York City, 1974-1977;manager electrical services, The Aluminum Association, Washington, 1977-1982;manager product standards and electrical services, The Aluminum Association, Washington, since 1982. Member of faculty Radio Corporation of America Institutions, Manhattan, 1968-1974. Lecturer Washington (District of Columbia)U., since 1994.

Member of advisory committee Underwriters laboratories, Northbrook, Illinois. Mem.Welding Research Council, Aluminum Alloys Committee, 1980-1990.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor (handbooks) Mechanical Engineers Handbook, 1986, Electric Power Engineering.


Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, Prize Paper award industrial applications society industrial and commercial power systems conference 1984), American Society for Testing and Materials, American Welding Society, National Fire Prevention Association, New York University Varsity Club, Standards Engineering Society, International Association Electrical Inspectors, National Council Engineering Examiners, American Registry Arbitrators (registered arbitrator).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.


Married Rosanna Angela O'Gorman, August 23, 1970. Children: Peter Thomas and Mark Sean.

Franz Pollak

Manon (Ferenczy) Pollak

Rosanna Angela O'Gorman

Peter Thomas and Mark Sean Pollak