Richard Grosh

Richard J. Grosh

1927

Born October 29, 1927 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1950

Received a BSME from Purdue University.

1952

Received an MSME from Purdue and a Ph.D. in 1953.

1953

Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.

1958

Appointed Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue.

1961

Appointed Head of the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.

1961

During the first session of the 87th Congress he served as special consultant to Congressman John Brademas of Indiana.

1965

Named Associate Dean of the Schools of Engineering at Purdue, then Dean in 1967.

1971-1976

President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

1976

Left RPI to become CEO of Ranco Inc., Columbus, OH

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