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Optical engineer

Shepard Arnold Weinswig, American optical engineer. Achievements include design of 7 different operational earth orbiting instruments used to measure and track weather conditions for National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

Background

Weinswig, Shepard Arnold was born on June 12, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Irving and Eve (Popovsky) Weinswig.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1959. Master of Science, University Arizona, 1974.

Career

Physicist, ECA, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1965;spectroscopist, Tufts Dental School, Boston, 1965-1966;physicist, Valpey Corporation, Holliston, Massachusetts, 1966-1968;optical engineer, Texas Instruments, Dallas, 1971-1975;optical engineer, Lockheed, Sunnyvale, California, 1975-1976;optical engineer, ITT, Fort Wayne, Indiana, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of 7 different operational earth orbiting instruments used to measure and track weather conditions for National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Founder, 1st chairman advisory board on disabled students Fort Wayne Community Schools, 1968-1971. With United States Army, 1957. Member Optical Society of America, Society Photo/Optical Instrumentation Engineers (co-chairman lens conference annual meeting 1991-1993).

Connections

Married Lorraine Bowers, December 21, 1968. Children: Deborah Lora, Mark B.

father:
Irving Weinswig

mother:
Eve (Popovsky) Weinswig

spouse:
Lorraine Bowers

child:
Deborah Lora Weinswig

child:
Mark B. Weinswig