DR. COLIN OSBORNE (2007) pdf

Concepts NREC
217 Billings Farm Road
White River Junction, VT 05001-9486
Email: co@conceptsnrec.com

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B.Sc. Aeronautics, Imperial College, University of London, 1966 (1st Class-Hon.)
M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968
Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 1971
Post Doctoral Imperial College, University of London, 1971-73

Professional Experience:
1989-Present Vice President (1989-1997), Senior Vice President (1997-2000), President, International Markets (2000-2006), Chief Engineer (2006-Present), Concepts NREC, White River Junction, VT
1988-1989 Centrifugal Compressor Manager, Textron-Lycoming, Stratford, CT
1983-1988 Manager, Analysis Engineering, Dresser-Rand, Olean, NY
1973-1983 Senior Engineer, Creare, Inc., Hanover, NH

Professional Affiliations and Activities:
Member: Royal Aeronautical Society (R.Ae.Soc.), 1966-Present
Senior Member: American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA), 1971-Present
Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME), 1983-Present
Member: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 1983-Present
Program Chairman (1984-1986), President (1986-1988), ASME Olean Chapter
Member: ASME IGTI Turbomachinery Committee, 1983-Present

Honors and Awards:
Associate, City & Guilds Institute (ACGI), 1966
Fulbright Scholarship, 1966
Society of Sigma Xi, Cornell University, 1971
Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering, 2007

6 patents covering compressor stability, diffuser performance, and labyrinth seal flow control.

Author or co-author of many peer reviewed papers (Journals of AIAA, ASME, and Fluid Mechanics), conference presentations, research reports plus well over 200 engineering project reports. Also, an invited lecturer at numerous courses and workshops worldwide on turbomachinery topics.