Curriculum Vitae 

 

David J. Haas

DAVID J. HAAS PhD

19 West Gate Road

Suffern, New York 10901

Home Telephone 845-357-3447   Cell Phone 845-641-9122  email: [email protected]



EXPERIENCE

4/2005 - Present  

Working on several historical projects and patent development

3/2008- 9/2010 

Researching and writing book -

Electronic Security Screening: Its Origin with Aviation Security 1968-1973; 

J Applied Security Research 5:460-532, 2010

4/2005- 3/2008 

Researching and writing book -

"PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION - Its Modern Development and Security Implications"

Published July 2009 by ASIS International, Alexandria VA

2/2006-6/2006

Researched archives of the Royal Institution in London for the Smithsonian Institution 

Material included in book: The Lost World of James Smithson by Heather Ewing 2007

4/2002-3/2005      Consultant for 3 years - Principal Scientist

               TEMTEC, Division of Brady Worldwide, Inc

9/83-3/2002      President & Owner

TEMTEC, Inc begun in 1981, developed sophisticated ID's & 

Security Control Systems sold under the TEMPbadge brand name.

TEMTEC, Inc sold to Brady Corporation, Milwaukee WI  April 2002

7/70-9/83      Principal Scientist, X-Rays

               Philips Electronic Instruments, Inc. 85 McKee Drive

               Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

               1974-1983   Product Manager and developer -

               Industrial X-ray Systems & Security Screening Systems

9/67-6/70      Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences

               Purdue University, Department of Biological Sciences

               Lafayette, Indiana 477907

11/66-8/67     Van Leer Postdoctoral Fellow in Crystallography

               Weizmann Institute of Science, Chemistry Department

               Rehovoth, Israel

10/65-10/66     NIH Postdoctoral Fellow

               The Royal Institution of Great Britain

               Davy Faraday Research Laboratory, 21 Albermarle Street

               London, England

2/65-9/65      Research Physicist

               U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

               Optics Division, Diffraction Branch

               Washington, D.C.


EDUCATION

1961-1965      State University of New York at Buffalo, New York

               School of Medicine    Degree:  PhD in Biophysics 1965

1959-1961      State University of New York at Buffalo, New York

                          Degree:  BA in Physics

1954-1957      San Benito High School

               San Benito, Texas

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

     American Crystallographic Association

     American Physical Society 

     American Society for Industrial Security

     James Smithson Society, Smithsonian Institution

     InfraGard

     History of Science Society


OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Scientific Publications - 50+

Many professional & classroom presentations 

Committee work with Underwriters Laboratory, American National

     Standard Committee (ANSI), American Society for Testing &

     Measurement (ASTM); Government liaison - EPA, FDA, BRH, NRC

Past member of Underwriters Laboratory Committee, American National

     Standard Committee (ANSI), American Society for Testing &

     Measurement (ASTM), Committee for National Bureau of Standards

     Handbooks

Narrator in U.S. Bureau of Radiological Health Training Film

     on 'Analytical X-Ray Safety'

Extensive Government liaison for Philips - EPA, FDA, BRH, NRC


With Philips Electronics (North American Philips Corporation)

     Patents issued - 12; Products designed and manufactured - 10

With TEMTEC, Inc

     Patents issued - 50+; Products designed and manufactured - 50

With TECCO Corporation

     Patents files & issued - 6+ patents


RECENT ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

Inventions and the benefit of patents to society

Molecular biology & Evolutionary molecular biology 

Archeological digs and biblical archeology

Dinosaur digs & biological evolution

Museums in society and the history of science