Douglas K. Fairobent, PhD

Title: Consulting Capacity and Performance Engineer
Company: Elsevier
Location: Lebanon, Ohio, United States

Douglas Fairobent, Consulting Capacity and Performance Engineer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in condensed matter theory and physics.

Dr. Fairobent developed an interest in science at an early age and delved deeper into learning about physics with his academic pursuits. His focused areas of study are largely based in the field of physics and concern the condensed matter theory, information technology main frame operating system support and work load forecasting capacity planning. After graduating high school as a valedictorian, Dr. Fairobent earned a Bachelor of Science in physics with high honors and distinction from the University of Michigan in 1972. He continued at the institution to receive a Master of Science in physics and a PhD in theoretical condensed matter physics in 1975 and 1978 respectively. He received a regents scholarship during his undergraduate studies.

After earning the PhD, Dr. Fairobent joined Ford Motor Company as an engineer, gaining experience for two years before turning to academia. He lectured in physics for a subsequent two year while working at Rockwell International as a senior systems programmer. He continued in a similar role at Cincinnati Milacron from 1985 to 1990 and then Quantum Chemical Company from 1990 to 1996. From 1996 to 2005, Dr. Fairobent became the systems administrator at Catholic Healthcare Partners. Prior to retiring, he served as a consulting capacity and performance engineer for Elsevier from 2005 to 2017. He is a life and founding member of the Open Atmospheric Society, which he helped launch in 2016, and is a member of the American Physical Society.

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