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Mechanical engineer

Robert Lee Akens, American Mechanical engineer. Achievements include patents on guardrail, aquabase and petrozorbent.d collectibles. M C. With United States Marine Corps, 1954-1957. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ohio Society Professional Engineers (Zanesville chapter president 1977-1982).

Background

Akens, Robert Lee was born on January 6, 1936 in Eccles, West Virginia, United States. Son of Elbert Lee and Gladys Leigh (Lambert) Akens.

Education

Student, University Virginia, 1957-1959; student, Ohio State University, 1959-1964.

Career

Laboratory technician, Westinghouse Corporation, Columbus, Ohio., 1960-1962; staff member catalog department, Royer & Roger, Columbus, 1962-1965; supervisor, Dura Corporation, Zanesville, Ohio., 1965-1966; designer, National Cash Register, Cambridge, Ohio., 1966-1969; owner/operator, Akens Engineering Company, Zanesville, 1969-1989; president, Chief Executive Officer, Akens Engineering Company, Zanesville, since 1989; construction engineering, Akens Engineering Company, Zanesville, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents on guardrail, aquabase and petrozorbent.d collectibles. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sea Water Demineralization, 1965.

Membership

With United States Marine Corps, 1954-1957. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ohio Society Professional Engineers (Zanesville chapter president 1977-1982).

Connections

Married Valeria Marie Mitchell, September 17, 1960. Children: Konrad Robert, Bryan Elbert.

father:
Elbert Lee Akens

mother:
Gladys Leigh (Lambert) Akens

spouse:
Valeria Marie Mitchell

children:
Bryan Elbert Akens

Konrad Robert Akens