Thomas F. Ruddy


Biographical Information

 1964  was an AFS exchange student from the USA to Vienna, Austria
 1969  graduated from St.Lawrence University
 1971-76  academic jobs, edited book
 1977-87  translation work, edited book
 1992  met E.-U.von Weizsaecker and organized conference in Berlin
 1987-97  environmental work, published articles (see publications prior to 1998 ); detailed list of academic publications )
 1998  worked at Saxony Development Corp. for Telematics in Leipzig
2000-2002 taught at Solothurn University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland
2002-2004 taught at Webster University Geneva Campus
2002-2012 worked at Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research

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Last revised: Feb.13, 2020