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Richard Snyder Combes, American engineering company executive. Registered professional engineer, Georgia.

Background

Combes, Richard Snyder was born on January 23, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Richard Carman and Mary Elizabeth (Snyder) Combes.

Education

BME, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981. Master of Science in Technology and Science Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1992.

Career

Environmental engineer, Reynolds, Smith, and Hills, Jacksonville, Florida, 1973-1975; assistant research engineer, Georgia Technology Engineering Experiment Station, Atlanta, 1975-1979; chief applied engineering division, associate director technical applications laboratory, Georgia Technology Engineering Experiment Station, Atlanta, 1979-1983; chief industrial extension division, Georgia Technology Research Institute formerly Georgia Technology Engineering Experiment Station, Atlanta, 1983-1988; associate director economics development laboratory, Georgia Technology Research Institute formerly Georgia Technology Engineering Experiment Station, Atlanta, 1984-1990; associate director electro-optics, environmental and materials laboratory, Atlanta, since 1991. Project manager Georgia Technology Engineering Experiment Station, Cairo, 1981.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Georgia.

Membership

Member Gov's. Interagy. Council on Small and Minority Business, Atlanta, 1985-1986. Chairman GTRI United Way Campaign, 1989.

President Georgia Tech Club, 1996-1998. Served with United States Navy, 1971-1973. Member Existing Business and Industry (chairman committee of Georgia business council), Georgia Small Business Association, Society for History Technology, Georgia Technology Alumni Association, Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association Clubs: DeKalb Georgia Technology (Decatur).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, tennis, personal computers, running.

Connections

Married Bonita Lynn Anderson, December 20, 1970. 1 child, Erin Elizabeth.

father:
Richard Carman Combes

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Snyder) Combes

spouse:
Bonita Lynn Anderson

child:
Erin Elizabeth Combes