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design engineer

Russell Joseph George, American design engineer. Achievements include development of numerous noxxle design concepts for performance improvements of shuttle-class solid rocket motors and hybrid rocket motors, organized the nozzle post-flight evaluation team for shuttle solid rocket motor nozzles, elemination of ozone depleting compounds from nozzle manufacturing process.

Background

George, Russell Joseph was born on December 1, 1958 in Buffalo. Son of Russell Joseph and Anita (Uli) George.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1986.

Career

Mechanic technician, Viatran Corporation, Grand Island, New York, 1978-1979;mechanic technician, Moore Research Center, Grand Island, New York, 1979-1980;mechanic technician, Gaymar Industries, Orchard Park, New York, 1980-1981;pneumatic technician, Carleton Controls Corporation, East Aurora, New York, 1981-1983;quality engineering technician, Moog Inc., East Aurora, New York, 1983-1987;principal design engineer, Thiokol Corporation, Brigham City, Utah., since 1987. Adjunct faculty Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 1990-1991, 92-93. Consultant American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Utah Section Sounding Rocket Project, Ogden, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of numerous noxxle design concepts for performance improvements of shuttle-class solid rocket motors and hybrid rocket motors, organized the nozzle post-flight evaluation team for shuttle solid rocket motor nozzles, elemination of ozone depleting compounds from nozzle manufacturing process.

Membership

Candidate City Council, Pleasant View, Utah, 1991. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Dittenhauser, September 13, 1980. Children: Elisa Anne, Alex Joseph.

father:
Russell Joseph George

mother:
Anita (Uli) George

spouse:
Carol Ann Dittenhauser

child:
Elisa Anne George

child:
Alex Joseph George