KEVIN D. PACKARD
1989 B.S. Industrial Technology
State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
1974 A.A.S. Electrical Technology
Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York
2007 Introduction to Robotics - Niagara County Community College
1999 QS/ISO Internal Auditor Training - Unifrax Corp.
1997 LabView Basics and DAQ
National Instrument's Virtual Instruments Graphical Programing Language
1996 Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 - MS 404
New Horizons Computer Learning Center
1996 Algor - Finite Element Analysis Software - Thermal Analysis
1996 Time Quest Seminar - Time management by Franklin Quest Co.
1995 Lotus Notes - PC net work training
1994 Allen-Bradley Programming in the SLC-500
Process Control- Ladder Logic programming
1990 Supervisors Development Program, National Safety Council
1990 dBase IV - Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced
Center for Management Development,State University of New York at Buffalo
1988 Technical Writing for Scientists and Engineers
1974 - present UNIFRAX Corp. (previously Carborundum Co., Fibers)
1982 - present Master Development Technician
1980 - 1982 Senior Development Technician
1979 - 1980 Development Technician
1978 - 1979 Worldwide Quality Control Technician(Niagara Falls, NY)
1975 - 1978 Quality Control Technician (New Carlisle, Indiana)
1974 - 1975 Quality Control Technician (Niagara Falls, NY)
"Digital Digits - An Educational 8-bit Hardware Project" Current Notes, August 1994.
"Diamond Icon Basics", Current Notes, July 1994.
"Subliminal Messages", Atari Interface April 1992.
"Effect of Ceramic Fiber Parameters on Frictional Performance." Co-authored. Presented at the SAE Break Colloquium in 1991.
"Processing Discontinuous Ceramic Fibers in Plastic Composites." Co-authored. Presented at S.P.I. Conference in 1990.
"An Improved Ceramic Fiber Thixotrope." Presented at S.P.I. Conference in 1989.
"Ceramic Fiber Tensile Strength Testing." Co-authored. Presented at American Ceramic
Society in 1985.
"Customer Satisfaction Award" Unifrax Corp. , 2007 . For exceeding the expectations in development of a new fire protection expansion joint system.
"Commercialization Award" Unifrax Corp. , 2006 . For the successful commercialization of cable tray fire protection.
Named Co-inventor on United States Patent 6.112.488 Fire Barrier Material and Gaskets Therefor - granted to Unifrax on September 5, 2000
"Innovation Award" - Unifrax Corp. , 1999. For creativity in software and process control development
"Commercialization Award" - Carborundum Company. 1992. In recognition of the development of Fiberfrax© HS-95C.
"Programer's Challenge - Honorable Mention" - Antic Magazine. 1988. For the design of a computer graphics demo using redefined character set animation with ten lines of code.
"Certificate of Achievement" - Carborundum Company. 1983. Received for
research/development of prototype to full scale manufacturing of FiberMax.