Charles Edward Steele designed a heart lung machine that keeps patients alive during open heart surgery.
CANTON, MI, June 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Charles Edward Steele with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Steele celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A celebrated figure in industrial design for nearly 40 years, Mr. Steele retired from the field in 1996 following his tenure as a senior project engineer for Kerr Corporation in Romolus, MI. During this time, he was successful in improving the design and function of a number of dental products as well as the AutoMix, which was a first-generation computer-controlled amalgamator that set a new standard for accuracy in the dental industry. Mr. Steele also worked as a senior designer for KMH Design in Ceresco, MI, where he had the opportunity to design a wide range of products in various manufacturing sectors, including automotive, medical, industrial, home goods, appliances and electronics.
Having notably designed a heart lung machine that keeps patients alive during open heart surgery, Mr. Steele has held several other roles with organizations throughout Michigan and Illinois, including Mel Boldt & Associates and General Motors. Following his retirement, he began consulting as the president of Steele Designs, Inc. Serving in this capacity for nearly a decade between 1996 and 2005, Mr. Steele primarily utilized a CAD 3-D modeling program to create new designs for clients.
Mr. Steele is an alumnus of the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial design in 1968. Upon graduating, he completed four years of service as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force between 1969 and 1973. He was stationed in California and at Ramstein Air Force Base in West German. Mr. Steele had the good fortune of using his talents to design an enlisted men's lounge on the aforementioned base.
In 2008, Mr. Steele published "Discovering God in Science." The book explores scientific discoveries in physics and astronomy and attempts to bridge the gap between science and what the Bible teaches about the beginnings of the universe. Furthermore, he is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Materials Society International, the Industrial Designers Society of America, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Society of Plastics Engineers and the Planetary Society. Mr. Steele is also active with his local church, as well as with Common Cause, a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.
Impressively, Mr. Steele holds 12 patents in his field. In 1987, he was presented with a Bronze IDEA Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America for his work on the Sarns 9000 heart and lung machine. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Steele has been featured in the 25th and 26th editions of Who's Who in the Midwest.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Charles Edward Steele has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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