Concurrent Technologies Corporation Engineer Earns Prestigious Welding Science and Technology Honor
JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire/ — Paul J. Konkol, Fellow Engineer at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), has been named a Fellow of the American Welding Society for his distinguished contributions to the field of welding science and technology. Konkol, one of only two Fellows selected for induction to the Society in 2010, is an expert in the fields of physical metallurgy and welding, especially those of high strength structural steels. He is a technical lead for CTC‘s advanced combatant materials project, supports multiple projects for the CTC-operated Navy Metalworking Center, and serves on the National Ship Research Program Welding Technology Panel.
“Election as a Fellow in the American Welding Society is based on an individual’s outstanding accomplishments and his or her technical impact upon the industry, and Paul’s innovative contributions in the areas of advanced welding technology have helped change the industry,” said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., CTC‘s President & Chief Executive Officer. “His work with the development and certification of advanced high-strength, low-alloy (HSLA) steels, and advanced welding processes for the fabrication of U.S. Naval combatant ships has helped both CTC and our clients, as well as the shipbuilding industry. We at CTC are proud of Paul’s induction into this prestigious society, and we look forward to his continuing accomplishments on behalf of our clients.”
According to the American Welding Society, Konkol’s formal induction into the 2010 Class of Fellows will take place November 1 during their annual business meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Konkol has been with CTC since 1994. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in metallurgical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
CTC is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, CTC‘s primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. For more information, visit www.ctc.com.
SOURCE Concurrent Technologies Corporation