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Rinehart G. Bressler Edit Profile

Engineering educator

Rinehart G. Bressler, German, American engineering educator. Fulbright Commission scholar, 1971; Plasma Physics Institute award National Science Foundation, 1964. Member German-American Common for Ednl. Esch., Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1972-1973. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Educators, Sigma Xi.

Background

Bressler, Rinehart G. was born on October 8, 1919 in Gdansk-Wrzeszcz, Poland. Son of Gustav Albert and Hildegard Mathilde (Behrens) Bressler.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1950. Diploma in engineering, Technology University, Munich, Germany, 1956.

Career

Professor University Chile, Santiago, 1952-1954. Assistant director Chemical Engineering Research, Aachen, Federal Republic Germany, 1956-1960. Senior engineer Carrier Corporation, Syracuse, New York, 1960-1962.

Associate professor University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1962-1973. Professor engineering State College, Koblenz, Germany, 1973-1985. Retired, 1985

Energy expert United Nations, New York City, 1959-1960.

Visiting professor Technology University, Valparaiso, Chile, 1960, University Tennessee, 1989.

Membership

Member German-American Commission for Educational Esch., Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1972-1973. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Educators, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Margot T. Piedboeuf, September 18, 1956 (divorced March 1970). Mchildren: Corina M., Patrick R., Christian G.. Gesina Annesliese Keyser, June 29, 1984.

father:
Gustav Albert Bressler

mother:
Hildegard Mathilde (Behrens) Bressler

spouse:
Margot T. Piedboeuf

children:
Patrick R. Bressler

Christian G. Bressler

Corina M. Bressler