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Research engineering executive

Stephen Cuyler Bates, American research engineering executive. Fellow Hertz Foundation, 1970-1975; grantee Department Of Defense, Department of Energy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1992-1996. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Photo-optical Instrument Engineers, Combustion Institute, Materials Research Society.

Background

Bates, Stephen Cuyler was born on August 27, 1948 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frederick Heston and Barbara Jane (Snedeker) Bates.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977.

Career

Scientist, Alloy Valves and Control Everett (Massachusetts) Research Laboratory, 1977;scientist, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1977-1982;scientist, Georgia Technologies, San Diego, 1983;engineer, General Motors Research Laboratory, Warren, Michigan, 1984-1990;senior scientist, Advanced Fuel Research, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1990-1993;president, Thoughtventions Unlimited, Glastonbury, Connecticut, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in experimental magnetically confined plasma nuclear fusion, design, construction, operation, and diagnosis of single-cylinder internal combustion visualization engine, Sapphire stand-alone cylinder wall and full combustion for multiple cycles for many cases. Research also performed on cryogenic solid oxygen and hydrogen. Developed techniques for using sapphire, sapphire fiber optics and high temperature transparent furnaces.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Photo-optical Instrument Engineers, Combustion Institute, Materials Research Society.

Connections

Married Joyce Ethel Carpenter, April 20, 1986. Children: Cuyler Nathaniel, Faye Gwendolyn.

father:
Frederick Heston Bates

mother:
Barbara Jane (Snedeker) Bates

spouse:
Joyce Ethel Carpenter

children:
Cuyler Nathaniel Bates

Faye Gwendolyn Bates