Rex Hoover
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Rex Hoover

Rex A. Hoover
Born 1940s.
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Brother of , , [private sister (1930s - unknown)], , and
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Died 2010s.
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Rex as born in Altoona, PA. His family moved to Akron, OH when he was 2 years old. He attended Saint Mathews Catholic school through 8th grade, and completed 9th grade at Springfield High School. He dropped out of 10th grade and joined the US Navy at age 17.


Boot Camp August/September 1959, Great Lakes Illinois
Construction Electricians School, Port Hueneme California
  • 80 hours of basic electrical theory
  • 80 hours of telephone communications system theory and operation
  • 80 hours of AC and DC motors and generators theory and operation
  • 80 hours of home and building light and power wiring.
  • 120 hours of power transmission and distribution.
  • Graduated 1st in Class of 21
Mobile Construction Battalion 10, Guam, M.I. & Adak, Alaska
  • carpenter
  • kitchen cabinet maker
  • industrial building wire installer
  • lineman
  • amateur radio operator
U.S. NAVY - Shore-based Nuclear Power Program
  • 76 hours of mathematics (trigonometry, algebra, logarithms)
  • 55 hours of classic and modern physics
  • 64 hours of nuclear reactor engineering
  • 59 hours of electrical engineering
  • 72 hours of mechanical engineering
  • 46 hours of health physics and process control
  • 125 hours of electronics and solid-state devices
  • 133 hours of nuclear instruments
  • 278 hours of process and nuclear research instruments
  • 718 hours of instruction and on-the-job training operating the SM-1 Army Nuclear Power Plant
  • Graduated 8th in Class of 22 from Nuclear Power Plant Operators Course

PM-1 Nuclear power Plant at Sundance Wyoming

Control Room Operator and Instrumentation Specialist

PM-3A Nuclear Power Plant at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica

Instrumentation Shop Supervisor

Naval Nuclear Power Unit at Fort Belvoir Virginia

  • Wrote and taught courses of instruction on Radioisotope Powered Devices and Nuclear Data Multichannel Analyzers
  • Taught PM-3A Replacement Crew training

IBM East Fishkill, New York. June 1968 - May 1972

Developed new analytical techniques for the Scanning Electron Microscope to facilitate the development and manufacturing of microelectronic devices

IBM Manassas, Virginia, June 1972 - June 1992

Developed new techniques to design high-speed, high-density integrated circuit devices
Managed product Quality Assurance and Failure Analysis departments

TriTek Corp., July 1992 - April 2015

Founded new company to develop, manufacture and market a fully-integrated, computer-controlled optical microscope


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