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Raymond E. Pecsar, American engineering executive. Fellow Standard Oil of California, 1962, Allied Chemical Corporation, 1963, Horace H. Rackham, University Michigan, 1964.


Pecsar, Raymond E. was born on November 29, 1937 in Cleveland. Son of Ernest F. and Irma (Horvath) Pecsar.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1959. Mark Scheme, university Michigan, 1960. Master of Science in Mathematics, University Michigan, 1963.

Doctor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Michigan, 1964.


Engineer Beckman Instruments, Fullerton, California, 1960-1961. Member advisory technical staff Marquardt Corporation, Van Nuys, 1965-1967. Manager engineering Varian Aerograph, Walnut Creek, 1967-1973.

Manager marketing Varian, Palo Alto, 1973-1978. Manager instrumentation Bio-Rad Laboratories, Richmond, 1978-1982. Director engineering and development UTI Instruments, Milpitas, since 1982.

Instructor extension courses University California, Berkeley, 1969-1975, Cogswell College, San Francisco, 1975-1979.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Preparative Gas Chromatography, 1973. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Scout leader Boy Scouts American, Walnut Creek, Sunnyvale, California, 1970-1976. Assistant minister Resurrection Church, Sunnyvale, 1974-1978, St. Lawrence Church, Santa Clara, California, since 1985. Fellow Instrument Society of America.

Member American Chemical Society, American Society for Testing and Materials (chairman 1972-1973), SEMI (member standards committee since 1983), Electronics Association California (advisory board since 1985), Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, University Michigan Alumni Association, Phi Lambda Upsilon.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, camping, square dancing.


Married Cora G. Wallace, August 30, 1958. Children: Wendy Thomas, Jeffrey, Gregory, Cheryl.

Ernest F. Pecsar

Irma (Horvath) Pecsar

Cora G. Wallace

Wendy Thomas Pecsar

Jeffrey Pecsar

Gregory Pecsar

Cheryl Pecsar