Je rey Vogel is a Principal Engineer working in process development at Boston Scientific–Scimed, an international manufacturer of medical devices. Prior to joining Scimed, he spent six years as an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Uni- versity of Minnesota, in 1984 and 1986, respectively, and his Ph.D. in Me- chanical Engineering from Rensselaer (RPI) in 1989. His research interests are primarily in the areas of manufacturing processes and process modeling, and he has published over 20 scientific articles in the study of materials and material processing. He has also been awarded three patents.
In addition to his scientific and engineering experience, Dr. Vogel’s asso- ciation with the Good Samaritan Society of America and Grace Evangelical Free Church of Fridley, MN, USA also contribute to his qualification to un- dertake this project. He serves as an elder at Grace Evangelical Free Church, and has traveled to Nigeria twice in the past three years as a member of both the church’s choir and orchestra.
Contact Information Dr. Vogel may be contacted in any of the following ways:
Je rey H. Vogel, Ph.D. 8243 Queen Ave. N., Brooklyn Park, MN 55444, U.S.A. phone: 763-561-1875 e-mail: vogelJ@bsci.com
He can also be reached through the Good Samaritan Society of America: http:\\www.tgssa.org