Curriculum Vitae - David Haas

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19 West Gate Road

Suffern, New York 10901


Home Telephone 845-357-3447   Cell Phone 845-641-9122  email: [email protected] 



4/2005 - Present  

Working on several historical projects and patent development

3/2008- 9/2010 

Researching and writing book -

Electronic Security Screening: Its Origin with Aviation Security 1968-1973; 

J Applied Security Research 5:460-532, 2010

4/2005- 3/2008 

Researching and writing book -

"PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION - Its Modern Development and Security Implications"

Published July 2009 by ASIS International, Alexandria VA


Researched archives of the Royal Institution in London for the Smithsonian Institution 

Material included in book: The Lost World of James Smithson by Heather Ewing 2007

4/2002-3/2005      Consultant for 3 years - Principal Scientist

               TEMTEC, Division of Brady Worldwide, Inc

9/83-3/2002      President & Owner

TEMTEC, Inc begun in 1981, developed sophisticated ID's & 

Security Control Systems sold under the TEMPbadge brand name.

TEMTEC, Inc sold to Brady Corporation, Milwaukee WI  April 2002

7/70-9/83      Principal Scientist, X-Rays

               Philips Electronic Instruments, Inc. 85 McKee Drive

               Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

               1974-1983   Product Manager and developer -

               Industrial X-ray Systems & Security Screening Systems

9/67-6/70      Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences

               Purdue University, Department of Biological Sciences

               Lafayette, Indiana 477907

11/66-8/67     Van Leer Postdoctoral Fellow in Crystallography

               Weizmann Institute of Science, Chemistry Department

               Rehovoth, Israel

10/65-10/66     NIH Postdoctoral Fellow

               The Royal Institution of Great Britain

               Davy Faraday Research Laboratory, 21 Albermarle Street

               London, England

2/65-9/65      Research Physicist

               U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

               Optics Division, Diffraction Branch

               Washington, D.C.


1961-1965      State University of New York at Buffalo, New York

               School of Medicine    Degree:  PhD in Biophysics 1965

1959-1961      State University of New York at Buffalo, New York

                          Degree:  BA in Physics

1954-1957      San Benito High School

               San Benito, Texas


     American Crystallographic Association

     American Physical Society 

     American Society for Industrial Security

     James Smithson Society, Smithsonian Institution


     History of Science Society


Scientific Publications - 50+

Many professional & classroom presentations 

Committee work with Underwriters Laboratory, American National

     Standard Committee (ANSI), American Society for Testing &

     Measurement (ASTM); Government liaison - EPA, FDA, BRH, NRC

Past member of Underwriters Laboratory Committee, American National

     Standard Committee (ANSI), American Society for Testing &

     Measurement (ASTM), Committee for National Bureau of Standards


Narrator in U.S. Bureau of Radiological Health Training Film

     on 'Analytical X-Ray Safety'

Extensive Government liaison for Philips - EPA, FDA, BRH, NRC

With Philips Electronics (North American Philips Corporation)

     Patents issued - 12; Products designed and manufactured - 10

With TEMTEC, Inc

     Patents issued - 50+; Products designed and manufactured - 50

With TECCO Corporation

     Patents files & issued - 6+ patents


Inventions and the benefit of patents to society

Molecular biology & Evolutionary molecular biology 

Archeological digs and biblical archeology

Dinosaur digs & biological evolution

Museums in society and the history of science