Walter G. Roman biography

Walter G. Roman

Engineer, Deceased Person

1905 – 1992


Who was Walter G. Roman?

Walter Guy Roman, was born in Aspen, Colorado and died in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Walter was a son of Erick Roman and Selma Coles.

Roman graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1928 with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. He married in 1934 and had two daughters.

1928-1929 - Roman worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation as a tester.

1929-1931 - Roman was an electrical engineer at Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1931-1934 - Roman was in charge of the high voltage lab at Westinghouse.

1934-1940 - Roman did impulse design engineering at Westinghouse.

1940-1941 - Roman was manager of switch and fuse design at Westinghouse.

1942-1945 - Roman was manager of calutron uranium isotope separator design for the Manhattan Project under a contract with Westinghouse Electric..

1945-1951 - Roman left Westinghouse and worked for the Mototrol Engineering division in Buffalo, New York.

1951-1959 - Roman returned to Westinghouse and was an advisory engineer at Westinghouse's Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory in suburban Pittsburgh.

1959-1970 - Roman was manager of nuclear reactor engineering for the Nerva Project at the nearby Westinghouse Astronuclear Laboratory.


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Oct 31, 1905
Also known as
  • Walter Roman
  • United States of America
  • University of Colorado Boulder
May 31, 1992

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