About Cronin B. Vining

Chess

Below is a link to my chess games.  I played tournament chess actively from 1973-1990 reaching a USCF rating of the low 2128s.

The file below contains 347 of my games, about 250 of which were in rated tournaments.

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Websites

  • Website design and hosting since 1996
  • Designing Drupal powered websites since 2006 (Drupal version 4.6)
  • Websites Designed, Hosted & Maintained
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    Honors, Awards and Society Activities

    Honors, Awards and Society Activities

    2007                        Doctor Honoris Causa, Odessa State Academy of Refrigeration, Odessa, Ukraine

    1997                        Elected Full Member of the International Academy of Refrigeration, Section of Thermoelectric Cooling and Materials, St. Petersburg, Russia (the first US member)

    1995                        Elected Academician in the International Thermoelectric Academy, Chernovtsy, Ukraine

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    Education

    Education

    1983:                       Postdoctoral Fellow, Ames Laboratory‑US Department of Energy, Ames, Iowa.

                                    Acting group leader for a group of five graduate students and one technician. 

    1983:                       Ph.D. (Solid State Physics), Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

    “Superconductivity and Long Range Magnetic Order in Ternary Rare‑Earth Iron Silicides.” Major professor: Dr. R. N. Shelton

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