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Mechanical engineer

Robert Ray Hornby, American Mechanical engineer. Achievements include development of mathematics model to predict lateral movement of oil well drill bit while drilling; patent applied for modular machine that welds plastic caps to gable top cardboard cartons.

Background

Hornby, Robert Ray was born on December 2, 1958 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William James and Nancy Kay Hornby.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, 1981.

Career

Engineering consultant, Geoscan Superior vena cava syndrome Company, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1983-1984;senior project engineer, Howard Rotavator Company, Inc., Muscoda, Wisconsin, 1984;mechanic design engineer, Rayovac, Portage, Wisconsin, 1984-1985;designer, Gilman Engineering Company, Janesville, Wisconsin, 1985-1986;associate mechanic design engineer, Gilman Engineering Company, Janesville, 1986-1987;mechanic design engineer, Giddings Lewis, Janesville, 1987-1989;senior mechanic design engineer, Giddings Lewis, Janesville, 1989-1992;project manager, Giddings Lewis, Janesville, 1992-1995;senior engineer, NIMCO Corporation, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1995-1996;assistant project engineer, Lamb Assembly & Test, Rockford, Illinois, 1996-1997;project engineer, Lamb Assembly & Test, Rockford, Illinois, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of mathematics model to predict lateral movement of oil well drill bit while drilling. Patent applied for modular machine that welds plastic caps to gable top cardboard cartons.

Membership

Education chairman Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Janesville, 1985-1988, religious counselor, since 1992. Committee chairman Explorer post 400 Boy Scouts American, Janesville, 1985-1991, scoutmaster troop 516, Janesville, 1985-1995, 99—, assistant scoutmaster, 1995-1999, also commissioner Koshkonong district, Janesville. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers.

Connections

Married Michal Rae Berrey, August 2, 1980. Children: Tabitha Kay, Maria Rae, Felicia Anne, Belinda Jo.

father:
William James

mother:
Nancy Kay Hornby

spouse:
Michal Rae Berrey

children:
Tabitha Kay Hornby

Maria Rae Hornby

Felicia Anne Hornby

Belinda Jo Hornby