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chemical engineer

Susan Lorain Oldham-Fritts, American chemical engineer. Achievements include patents for substituted aromatic silane. compounds, epoxy compounds, silicone compounds, allyl-terminated silicone compounds, & others, method & composition for providing electrostatic discharge protection; patents for method fabricating composite & encapsulated articles, method for fabricationg fiber reinforced syntactic foam, & method for microwave bonding.

Background

Oldham-Fritts, Susan Lorain was born on August 29, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Leonard and Harriet Howard.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, University California, Irvine, 1976. Mark Scheme, university Southern California, 1982. Credential in physical science, San Jose State University, 1997.

Career

Associate engineer McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company, Huntington Beach, California, 1976-1978. Research chemist Chemical Industries Basel Geigy Company, Fountain Valley, 1978-1980. Scientist Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, 1980-1994.

Chemistry teacher Oak Grove High School, San Jose, 1997—2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for substituted aromatic silane. compounds, epoxy compounds, silicone compounds, allyl-terminated silicone compounds, & others, method & composition for providing electrostatic discharge protection. Patents for method fabricating composite & encapsulated articles, method for fabricationg fiber reinforced syntactic foam, & method for microwave bonding.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee method of fabricating composite of encapsulated articles, fiber reinforced syntactic foam, method to prepare epoxy, silicone compounds, allyl-terminated silicone compounds, also others.

Membership

Leader Brownie Troop 257, Girl Scouts United States of America, 1991-1992, Junior Troop 257, 1993-1995, chair special awards committee, Santa Clara Valley Science and Engineering fair. Association, 2006-2010, chair Girls Engaged in Math and Sciences Committee, American Association University Women, since 2007, member American Association University Women Chemical Heritage, grand prize judge, International Science & Engineering Fair, 2010, program chair American Association of University Women, 2007-2008. Member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, hiking.

Connections

Married Paul Oldham, June 26, l976 (divorced May, 2002). L child, Jennifer; Married David Fritts, July 19, 2003.

father:
Leonard Howard

mother:
Harriet Howard

spouse:
Paul Oldham

spouse:
David Fritts