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Dean Kavalkovich


Ambassador Since 2005

Cobalt, Connecticut 6414
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Dean Kavalkovich Dean Kavalkovich is an engineer at a jet engine manufacturing company. His experience includes control systems, gas turbine performance, engine diagnostics, and software engineering. He has participated in commercial and military aircraft engine programs, as well as in industrial gas turbine programs.

Dean's first job was as a model rocketry counselor at a summer camp. Since then, he has gone on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie-Mellon University in 1985 and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute in 1991, and has spent nearly twenty years at Pratt & Whitney. He still enjoys model rocketry and other air and space hobbies such as amateur astronomy and kite-flying. He is also a life-long space enthusiast, and a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Intro to Stargazing
Juliet W. Long School

Stargazing for Families
Mohonk Mountain House

What's New in Astronomy Week 3
Seabury Retirement Community

Where is Everybody -- Chipping Away at the Drake Equation
Bolton High School

Where is Everybody -- Chipping Away at the Drake Equation
Central Connecticut State University


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