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chemist , Research administrator

Richard Merrill Westfall, American Chemist, research administrator. Republican congressional candidate, Colorado District 1, 1993-1994. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Air Force Association.

Background

Westfall, Richard Merrill was born on December 17, 1956 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Robert Raymond and Madelyn Evastine (Cornwell) Westfall.

Education

Student, University Colorado, 1976-1980.

Career

Member laboratory staff, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, Colorado, 1978-1979; member laboratory staff, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado, 1979-1980; director research, Galactic Products, Denver, 1981-1982; president, director research, CEL Systems Corporation, Arvada, Colorado and Schertz, Texas, since 1982; process chemist, optical detector fabrication engineer, Texas Medical Instruments, Schertz, 1986-1987; director research, chief Executive officer, Galactic Mining Industrics Inc., Denver, since 1988; founder, executive director, Galactic Ednl. Development Institute, Denver, since 1989; with physics Department, University Colorado.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor electrolytic growth tin and other metals, and process, 1980-1982. Patentee in field.

Membership

Republican congressional candidate, Colorado District 1, 1993-1994. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Air Force Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aerospace propulsion, electric thrust systems, developingspace resources, remote sensing systems, industrial robotics.

Connections

father:
Robert Raymond Westfall

mother:
Madelyn Evastine (Cornwell) Westfall