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research physicist

Wilhelmus Maria Ruyten, American Research physicist. Recipient All American Scholar Collegiate award United States Achievement Academy, 1989. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (co-chair national meetings 1992, 93), Optical Society American, American Institute Physics, Table Tennis Club (chairman 1981).

Background

Ruyten, Wilhelmus Maria was born on August 4, 1959 in Swalmen, Netherlands. Son of Hubertus Michael Jackson and Gertrudis M. (Geraedts) Ruyten. came to the United States, 1984.

Education

Master of Science in Physics, Eindhoven University of Technological, Netherlands, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, U. Tennessee, 1989.

Career

Internship, Philips Research laboratories, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1982; exchange visitor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1982-1983; research assistant, U. Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1985-1989; postdoctoral fellow, U. Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1989-1990; research physicist, senior research engineer, Center for Space Transportation and Applied Research, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1990-1993; senior engineer, Calspan AEDC, Tullahoma, Tennessee, since 1994. Instructor Cumberland U., Lebanon, Tennessee, 1987. Technical advisor small business innovative research program National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (co-chair national meetings 1992, 93), Optical Society American, American Institute Physics, Table Tennis Club (chairman 1981).

Connections

Married Mary Belle Pribble, July 24, 1984. Children: Bert Thomas, Angela Marie.

father:
Hubertus Michael Jackson Ruyten

mother:
Gertrudis M. (Geraedts) Ruyten

spouse:
Mary Belle Pribble

children:
Bert Thomas Ruyten

Angela Marie Ruyten