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H. Paul Shuch
Curriculum Vitae:

H. Paul Shuch
Author, Educator, and Engineer
email: paul_at_shuch_dot_net


Gifted, articulate teacher and eager learner with excellent communications skills. Highly interdisciplinary. Creative and innovative problem solver, well versed in out-of-the-box thinking. Effective delegator, able to break up large projects into manageable elements. World-class record of publication and invention. Inspired motivator, forging consensus and commitment by example. Consistently exceeds requirements of all assigned tasks, on schedule and under budget.


Perfectionism -- demands no less that the best efforts from himself, his students, and his subordinates. Intolerant of incompetence. Totally lacking in false modesty.


CommercialChief Engineer, Microcomm Consultingsince 1975
Sector:Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, QorTek, Inc.2004 - 2006
Senior Engineering Instructor, Lockheed Missiles and Space Co1975 - 1977
Research and Development Engineer, ITEK 1972 - 1975
Product Engineering Technician, TransAction Systems Inc.1969 - 1971
Educational/Chief Flight Instructor, AvSport of Lock Havensince 2010
NonprofitVisiting Professor of Electronics Engineering, Heidelberg University of Applied Sciences2007 - 2009
Sector:Visiting Professor of Physics/Astronomy, Lycoming College2006 - 2007
Instrument Flight Instructor and FAA Aviation Safety advisorsince 1981
Executive Director, The SETI League, Inc.1994 - 2006
Professor of Electronics, Pennsylvania College of Technology1990 - 1997
Program Head, Microwave Technology, San Jose City College1977 - 1990
Avionics Lecturer, Aeronautics Dept. San Jose State University 1984 - 1987
Electronics Instructor (part time), West Valley College1973 - 1977
Military:Sergeant, Telecommunications Systems Controller, USAF1965 - 1969


Ph.D. 1990 Engineering, University of California, Berkeley High Honors GPA 3.78
M. A. 1986 Industrial Studies, San Jose State UniversityHighest HonorsGPA 3.96
B. S. 1975 Industrial Technology, San Jose State UniversityHigh HonorsGPA 3.88
A. S. 1972 Electronics, West Valley CollegeHonorsGPA 3.68


CertificateIssued By
Chief Administrative Officer CredentialThe California Community Colleges
Life Instructor CredentialThe California Community Colleges
Certificate of Demonstrated CompetencePennsylvania Department of Education
Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane and InstrumentFederal Aviation Administration


2007 Presidential Achievement Award, Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation
2007 Elected Full Member, International Academy of Astronautics
2006 Elected Fellow of the European Radio Astronomy Club
2006 Appointed Executive Director Emeritus, The SETI League, Inc.
2003 Elected Corresponding Member, International Academy of Astronautics
2002 Elected Fellow of the Radio Club of America
2001 QST Cover Plaque Award (November), ARRL
2001 Technical Achievement Awards (two), CPaCCIT
2000 Technical Excellence Award, Dayton Hamvention
1999 Technical Achievement Award, ARRL Atlantic Division
1999 Elected Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society
1993 John T. Chambers Memorial Award, Central States VHF Society
1992 Flight Instructor of the Year, FAA Harrisburg District
1990 Doctoral Thesis Prize, Fannie and John Hertz Foundation
1989 Winner of ASCE Air Transportation Division Student Paper Competition
1988 President's Award to Outstanding Faculty, San Jose City College
1987 Outstanding Safety Achievement Award, Experimental Aircraft Association


2003 U.S. Patent #6593876, Adaptive Microwave Antenna Array
1987 U.S. Patent #4713669, Aircraft Binaural Doppler Collision Alert System


2004 - 2006Multiband Synthetic Aperture Radar Antenna, ESTO ACT, NASA
2005Large Area Millimeter Wave Dosimetry, SBIR Phase I, AFRL
2003Matching Grant, Williamsport/Lycoming Foundation
2002General Fund Grant, ARRL Foundation
2000 - 2002annual Small Research Grants, American Astronomical Society
1999 - 2003annual Unrestricted Research Grants, Randell Charitable Trust
1999Unrestricted Research Grant, Adrian Berry Foundation
1998 - 2004annual Technical Development Grants, Central States VHF Society
1995 - 2004annual SETI Sustaining Grants, Second Foundation
1995 - 2002annual SETI Sustaining Grants, Orville N. Greene Foundation
1990Prof. Robert Horonjeff Memorial Grant, University of California, Berkeley
1989Fannie & John Hertz Foundation Fellowship in the Applied Physical Sciences
1988Dr. Robert Goddard Memorial Scholarship, National Space Club, Washington

PUBLICATIONS (complete listing available online)

Author of more than 500 publications, including a dozen books, countless poems, roughly 100 songs, and over 250 papers in various conference Proceedings, technical, scholarly and popular journals. Listed in Who's Who in Aviation and Aerospace, Who's Who in California, American Men and Women of Science, Who's Who of American Inventors, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Who's Who in American Education, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering.



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