Alan Kessler is currently a senior transportation engineer working to rezone and review site plans for transit-oriented developments.
Joseph M. Kohn
Joseph Kohn is currently active at the MAPS Air Museum in Green, OH and organizes a retirees group from Lockheed Martin in Akron, OH.
Robert Unterreiner has spent forty-eight years in the petroleum and chemical industries. He spent twelve years at the Phillips Petroleum Company as a product application engineer dealing with olefin polymers. His remaining thirty-one years in the workforce consisted of eight years of market research with Spencer Chemical Company in Kansas City, MO and twenty-three years as a polymer and chemical market research manager with Amoco Chemical Company in Chicago, IL. He has since involved himself with hobbies in liberal arts dealing with music, history, and circus entertainment. His circus activities include playing percussion with circus bands.
John Cagnetta was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering in recognition of outstanding service and dedication, as follows:
- Member of Governing Council of the Academy, 1995-1998
- Vice President, 1998-2000
- President, 2000-2004
- Past President, 2004-2006
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Charles Knuth is retired from Pfizer Inc. At Pfizer, he began in the lab and finished his career there as Director of Patents. During WWII, he worked on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and other locations. He currently lives in Manhasset, NY and enjoys hearing news of his four daughters and six grandchildren. He has written a six-volume family history in his spare time.
Robert "Rip" Bernert
Robert Bernert was awarded US Patent 8,069,678 B1 on 6 December 2011, titled “Heat transfer in the liquefied gas regasification process.” Robert is currently a consultant to Thermax Inc, a company he co-founded in 1973. Thermax is now run by his son Robert Jr, who graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell in 1980.
Josephine Paltin is a registered patent attorney specializing in high technology areas, including telecommunications, networking, voice-over IP, wireless, and location-based services; software products and methods, including mobile and social network systems; weapons systems; and transportation control systems. Josephine’s practice is mostly directed at patent prosecution and client counseling in regard to intellectual property protection. She works in Holmdel, NJ.
Horace L. Morancie
Horace Morancie was recently commended by EVERYBODY’S, the Carribean-American magazine, for his immense contributions in promoting the nation of Trinidad and Topago abroad. He will be recognized at a gala in honor of Trinidad and Topago’s 50th independence anniversary.
Zindel H. Heller
Zindel Heller is still proud to call himself a “Brooklyn Poly” alumnus when asked where he got his degree.
Joseph La Rosa
Joseph La Rosa has recently retired after working at Pratt and Whitney for 38.5 years. His responsibilities as chief engineer have been replaced with more free time to pursue his interest in jazz improvisation on the piano.
Richard J. Katucki
Richard Katucki, 83, is currently enjoying retirement by travelling worldwide. He is glad to have contributed to the birth and development of space technology. He helped develop the Nimbus Satellite and Earth Resources Satellite, and hopes to one day see a nuclear power source on the moon.
Allan F. Anderson, Sr.
Allan Anderson, recently retired, is residing in Saratoga County, NY. His past experience includes work with:
- Pratt and Whitney Engineering Design in Hartford, CT
- Battelle Memorial Institute, MIL-HDBK-5 and Test Programs in Columbus, OH
- GE Aircraft Engines, Materials Testing in Cincinatti, OH
- GE Large Steam Turbine and Gas Turbine, Mechanics of Materials in Schnectady, NY