AUTHOR’S BIO…GEORGE LOPAC, JR

  • Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY…in 1939
  • Graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School’s Aeronautical Engineering Program…1957
  • BSME from the New York City College of Engineering…1962
  • MSME from the University of Connecticut…1965

38 Years of Engineering Experience

  • Experience with various global and domestic companies.
  • Designed, developed, and manufactured retail and disposable medical devices.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented manufacturing processes (i.e., fabrication, assembly, packaging, and inspection).
  • Functioned at various levels of responsibility (i.e., Staff, Manager, Director, and Vice President).
  • Conducted inter-company corporate training for major initiatives (i.e., Problem Solving, Project Planning and Control, Quality, and Common Sense).

14 Years of Teaching Engineering

  • Developed a unique system for maximizing student utilization of time.
  • ¬†Developed a simple/effective system for student/peer evaluations.
  • Contributed to the development and implementation of a rigorous, comprehensive STEM¬† (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum at a New Jersey high school: the Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies. WE PUT THE E IN STEM!