After many years of service to the Gear Research Institute as a member of its Board of Trustees, including its President (2003-2007), Mr. William Bradley has stepped down from the Board. Mr. Bradley retired from the AGMA last year. In his place the AGMA has nominated Mr. Robert Wasilewski, Design Engineering Manager of Arrow Gear Company of Downers Grove, IL to the Board.
Mr. Wasilewski has been employed at Arrow Gear since 1976. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois (1975). Mr. Wasilewski’s responsibilities at Arrow Gear include the design and application of spur, helical, spiral, Zerol, hypoid and straight bevel gears and gear boxes. He also directs the company’s failure analysis studies. He is a member of the Technical Division Executive Council for the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA). In 1990 he was appointed chairman of the Bevel Gearing Committee for AGMA. He has been an active member of the AGMA Computer Programming Committee since 2000 as well as an observer on several other AGMA committees.
In 1991, the AGMA presented Mr. Wasilewski with a Technical Division Executive Committee award for his contributions to gear design and utilization.