Ron Kurtus' Science Projects Credentials
Ron Kurtus is a scientist and educational writer with a logical perspective on the sciences. He has worked on numerous scientific experiments in industry and for Government agencies. While in high school, he won honors for his science project in the Westinghouse National Talent Search.
Kurtus majored in both Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and did his graduate work in Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in Mathematics at the University of Missouri.
He taught Mathematics at the University of Missouri, Physical Science at the Milwaukee Area Technical College and Mathematics at Waukesha County Technical College.
Ron worked for a number of years doing scientific work at various companies, including developing infrared sensors for weather satellites for the Santa Barbara Research Center, testing electro-optical systems for Hughes Aircraft Co. and managing the development of laser space weapons for the Air Force’s Strategic Defense Initiative programs.
Ron also had a Technical Writing business, which helped hone his skills in presenting material in technical areas, such as Physical Science and Physics.
Material he has written has also been cited in 151 published books, including Physics textbooks and a book published by NASA.