Ex Astronaut Reilly Named Photo Stencil R&D VP PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Thursday, 15 May 2008 06:12
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Photo Stencil has named Dr. James F. Reilly, II, vice president of research and development, a new position. He will direct research in support of the company’s product roadmap and technology plans as liaison to customers and business partners, and will spearhead independent projects designed to develop new products and technologies for the printing process.  

Dr. Reilly is a veteran of the US Navy and NASA, and flew Space Shuttle missions in 1998, 2001 and 2007, where he performed five spacewalks totaling over 30 hours. Following the Columbia accident, he was involved with development and testing of repair materials and techniques for the Shuttle’s thermal protection system.

A materials expert, Reilly has a Ph.D. in geosciences from the University of Texas at Dallas, and is a former chief geologist at Enserch Exploration, where he was involved in the application of new imaging technology for industrial applications in deep water engineering projects and geological research. 

Dr. Reilly joins vice president of technology Dr. William E. Coleman on Photo Stencil’s product development team.



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