Ron Kurtus' Character Credentials
(15 December 2011)
Ron Kurtus has studied character issues as part of the study of behavior, as well as positive ways to deal in business and other relationships.
His own character has been attested by receiving a Top Secret security clearance from the U.S. Department of Defense. This clearance requires two levels of character references as to Kurtus' integrity and honesty.
Kurtus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Missouri.
Kurtus then taught College Algebra at the University of Missouri, Physical Science at the Milwaukee Area Technical College and Mathematics at Waukesha Country Technical College.
He worked for a number of years doing scientific work at various companies doing classified work for the Defense Department that required the security clearance. These included developing infrared sensors for weather satellites for the Santa Barbara Research Center, testing electro-optical systems for Hughes Aircraft Co. and managing the development of laser space weapons for the Air Force’s Strategic Defense Initiative programs.
Kurtus has written two books: Gravity and Gravitation: Derivations, Equations and Applications and Tricks for Good Grades: Strategies to Succeed in School.
Material he has written has also been cited in 151 published books, including Physics textbooks and a book published by NASA.