Dr. Zweben,now an independent consultant on composites and advanced thermal materials, was for many years advanced technology manager and division fellow at GE Astrospace, later acquired by Lockheed Martin, where he directed the compositematerials center of excellence. He previously held positions at DuPont, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Materials Sciences Corporation.
Dr. Zweben has over 40 years of commercial and aerospace experience in composite materials technology, including structures, optical systems, mechanical systems and electronics/photonics thermal management and packaging materials.
Dr. Zweben is a life fellow of ASME International, a fellow of ASM International and SAMPE, an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has been a distinguished lecturer for AIAA and ASME. Dr. Zweben was the first, and one of only two winners of both the GE one-in-a-thousand and engineer-of-the- year awards. He also received the GE Outstanding Technical Presentation award. Dr. Zweben is co-editor-in-chief, with Dr. Anthony Kelly, CBE, FRS, of the Pergamon/Elsevier 6-volume "Comprehensive Composite Materials", and has contributed to many encyclopedias, handbooks and journals. he has directed and lectured at over 250 classroom, satellite broadcast and digital short courses in the U.S., Europe and Asia for many technical societies and in-house at major corporations. Dr. Zweben's clients have included many government agencies and fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Carl Zweben