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ICE Division Distinguished Lecture

Roy Primus

Tuesday, October 22, 2024 (time TBD)

Roy J. Primus
Senior Principal Engineer, Retired
GE Research

Lecture Title: Four Decades of ICE R&D: Reflections, Observations, and Lessons Learned

Biography: Roy J. Primus is a retired Senior Principal Engineer from GE Research. He retired in 2020 after 43 years of R&D work with reciprocating engines. His areas of emphasis included combustion systems, air handling systems, and thermodynamic system performance and emission control.

Mr. Primus was a member of GE Research for 18 years. Prior to joining GE he worked at the Cummins Technical Center for 25 years. Over his career he managed and conducted a wide spectrum of analytical and experimental work with diesel and natural gas engines spanning a broad range of engine sizes, applications, and architectures.

Mr. Primus holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering and a BS in Mathematics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He has published 35 technical papers and holds 56 U.S. patents. Mr. Primus is a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers and was honored in 2022 with the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Award.