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academic administrator , engineering consultant

Ronald Kane, American academic administrator, mechanical engineering consultant. Registered professional engineer, New Jersey.


Kane, Ronald was born on February 11, 1944 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Emma (Brown) Klotsky.


Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York, 1965. Master of Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1973.


Research engineer Apollo program, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1965-1966;project engineer, Esso Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1966-1970;lecturer chemical engineering, City College of New York, 1970-1972;consultant mechanic engineering, Curtiss-Wright, Foster Wheeler, Burns and Roe, General Electric, Transnuclear, various colleges on education programs, since 1973;department chairman mechanic engineering, director graduate program, nuclear reactor administrator, Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, 1974-1985;dean graduate studies, research, and continuing professional education, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1985-1989;professor mechanic engineering, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, since 1985;assistant vice president for academic affairs, New Jersey Institute Technology, Newark, since 1990. Heat transfer analyst Curtiss-Wright, Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, 1973. Task leader Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Livingston, New Jersey, 1973-1980.

Textbookreviewer McGraw-Hill, New York City, 1977-1986. Chemical engineering reviewer National Science Foundation, Washington, since 1981. Occasional speaker for various public and private schools, accreditation mechanic engineering visitor Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, since 1985.

Invited reviewer American National Standards Institute, since 1985, National Research Council, since 1988, unites states department Education, since 1989.


  • Registered professional engineer, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications. Co-inventor high temperature slide valve.


President and founder Association New Jersey Graduate Schools, since 1988. Founding member Consortium for Minority Academy Career Program of New Jersey Department Higher Education, since 1985, Southern New Jersey Technology Consortium, since 1985. Founding board member New Jersey Surface Processing Consortium, 1987-1988.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman region II department heads committee 1982-1985, executive board northern New Jersey chapter since 1989), American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (executive board graduate studies division since 1987, secretary-treasurer, editor, chairman Engineering Research Council since 1985, campus representative since 1975), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi (Manhattan College chapter Outstanding Teacher award 1978, 80), Pi Tau Sigma.


Married Susan Brenda Feller, September 7, 1968. Children– Darren, Deborah.

Benjamin Klotsky

Emma (Brown) Klotsky

Susan Brenda Feller

Darren Kane

Deborah Kane