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electronics executive

Peter Richman, American Electronics executive. member of the board overseers Boston Museum Science; Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Electromagnetics Academy, Instrument Society American (senior), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi. M C.

Background

Richman, Peter was born on November 7, 1927 in New York City. Son of Emil H. and Janet (Seidler) Richman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1946. Master of Science, New York University, 1953.

Career

Assistant chief engineer, Reeves Instrument Corporation, Garden City, New York, 1948-1958;chief engineer, Epsco, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1960;vice president, co-founder, Rotek Instrument Corporation, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1960-1964;vice president, Weston-Rotek, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1964-1967;consultant electronics engineer, Lexington, since 1967. Board directors Thermo Voltek Corp, Thermo Sentron Corporation. Founder, president KeyTek Instrument Corporation, 1975-1993.

Member National Research Council/NAS/National Academy Engineering Evaluation Panel for electricity division National Bureau Standards. Member science advisory groups for several industrial and science organizations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in precision electronic instrumentation. Pioneer in precision dc and audio-frequency measurements, surge electrostatic discharge generation and electrostatic discharge measurements. Author: The Insider's Guide to Growing a Small Business, 1996.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of the board overseers Boston Museum Science. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Electromagnetics Academy, Instrument Society American (senior), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi. M C.

Connections

Married Vivian Hoffman, July 29, 1951. Children: Meredith, Jeremy.

father:
Emil H. Richman

mother:
Janet (Seidler) Richman

spouse:
Vivian Hoffman

child:
Meredith Richman

child:
Jeremy Richman