User Profile for STL Engineer
Name: STL Engineer
Join Date: 01/19/2006
Member Title: Guru
Last Visit: 09/30/2013 10:22 PM
Last Post Date: 05/29/2013 3:44 PM
Signature: "What, me worry?" Alfred E. Neuman
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri USA
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I was born a poor (insert race and/or ethnic group here) child in Mississippi.

Upon graduation from Engineering School I wrote my family:

"For yeerz a go I coont evin spel Innjenear. Now i are won!"

Member of User Group Hobbies
Member Since: 03/20/2007
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HAM Radio (since 03/20/2007)
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License Class: General

First Licensed: 1973 as a Novice

Previous callsigns held: WNØJGF (Novice), NØEAA (Tech.)

Member of User Group Popular Science
Member Since: 05/09/2007
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Weaponology (since 05/09/2007)
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As a mechanical engineer and former Air Force Reservist and Army ROTC Tactical Unit member, I have always had an interest in weaponry. I enjoy the Discovery Channel show, "Future Weapons" as well as "Mail Call" and "Wild West Tech" on the History Channel which also deal with weapons, though mainly from a historical perspective. Another good show on the History Channel is "Man, Moment, Machine " which sometimes deals with weaponry. This is hosted by Hunter Ellis, the former Navy fighter pilot and "Survivor", who previously hosted "Tactical to Practical". Some of the "Modern Marvels" episodes also feature weapons.

One of my favorite videos ever was a report on the (then) new A-10 attack jet. It was actually produced by the USAF for its "Air Force Now" video magazine and shown to the troops in the late 1970's. It featured some awesome footage of the A-10 put through its paces, with a soundtrack featuring Elton John's "Funeral for a Friend", where the music rises to a crescendo as you watch the A-10 approach on the deck, coming straight towards the camera (and you the viewer) and screams by overhead. Awesome!

Member of User Group United States
Member Since: 05/09/2007
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Proud to show the flag!

Former US Air Force Reservist (E-4)

Aeromedical Evacuation Technician, C-9A.

While a Ready Reservist Earned:

- Permanent award of Enlisted Aircrew Wings

- Air Reserve Meritorious Service Medal

- USAF Unit Citation (awarded while serving as member)

Member of User Group Engineering Fields
Member Since: 08/14/2007
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Mechanical Engineering (since 08/14/2007)
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BS degree: Engineering Management with M.E. emphasis (ABET-accredited)

Over 25 years engineering experience in mechanical design and manufacturing.

Professional Job Titles Since Graduation:

  • Process Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Product and Industrial Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Senior Engineer

Industries Served as an Engineer:

  • Electronics Connectors
  • OEM Automotive Controls
  • Machine Tools (Metalcutting)
  • Industrial/Process Electric Heating
  • Store Fixtures and Material Handling
  • Medical/Surgical Equipment and Disposables
  • Vending Machines
  • Ready-To-Assemble Furniture
  • Production Tooling and Component Hardware

Taught undergraduate college course in "Engineering Design".

Earned MBA degree part-time (evenings).