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biography

For the past 20 years, I have worked independently as a designer and fabricator of mechanical devices for science museums, private collections, the vending industry, marine, and medical equipment field. With my background in mechanical and electrical engineering technology, I have a strong interest in research and development. I have extensive hands on experience in layout, design, fabrication and trouble shooting, in addition to knowledge of materials, welding, and machine shop practices.

professional highlights
Interactive Museum Machines:
Designed and constructed numerous commissioned interactive Audio Kinetic Energy machines for children's science museums in the US and Europe.

Interactive Vending Machines:
Designed and constructed two prototype bulk vending machines, incorporating the interactive Audio Kinetic Energy Machine concept.

Designed component parts for a Therapeutic Testing Machine:
Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co.

Audio Kinetic Sculptor, George Rhoads:
Worked as an independent contractor engaged in the design, fabrication, installation and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical and gravity activated devices.

Payne Inc. (Aerospace / Marine Research):
Consultant engineer in the design development, and testing of experimental high speed composite boats.

Security Structures LLC. Marine equipment manufacture:
Consultant engineer in the design development, and testing of high speed boat bolster seating.


For more information, please contact:
Fred Crusade at:FCrusade@stny.rr.com 
• (607) 243-7072