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Stanley Widener

Senior Engineer

I have 37 years of experience in industry, the majority of it at General Electric. As a Mechanical Engineer, I have worked primarily on design and development of power equipment including gas turbines for aviation and power generation, reciprocating engines, and related equipment. I hold over 30...
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Technology Integration Leader  
General Electric, December 2001 to Present, Greenville, South Carolina United States
I coordinate new technology development projects and their alignment to new product strategies, with a focus on combustion systems and aerodynamics in industrial gas turbines.

Staff Engineer  
Southwest Research Institute, July 1990 to November 2001, San Antonio, Texas United States
R&D in automotive and industrial transportation engines (gas & diesel) - emissions reduction, design, fluid dynamics, combustion.

Staff Engineer  
General Electric, July 1984 to June 1990, Evendale, Ohio United States
(Aircraft Propulsion)
Design & Development of combustion systems for military aircraft engines.

Edison Engineer  
General Electric, August 1981 to July 1984, San Jose, California United States
Rotating assignments in nuclear power plant design. Focus on fluid dynamic & mechanical systems - containment, pressure suppression.


The University of California - Berkeley  
Master Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Aug, 1983 to May, 1984

The University of Texas - Austin  
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aug, 1977 to Jun, 1981
Outstanding Engineering Graduate, 1981


F120 Turbofan Engine  by      
July, 1984 - June, 1990
Combustion system aerodynamic design for the GE competitor engine for the Advanced Tactical Fighter.

7HA.01 Industrial Gas Turbine  by      
February, 2011 - March, 2013
Gas turbine system integration leader