Turbine Truck Engines Announces Appointment of Bob Lombard as Program Manager of Engine Development | Mr. Lombard to Oversee Continued Development of the DCGT and Expedite Commercialization of the Technology
DeLand, Florida | December 3, 2007
Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. (OTCBB: TTEG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Lombard as Program Manager of Engine Development. Mr. Lombard will oversee the continued development and testing of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine engine.
"I am delighted that Bob will be working with us on our industry transforming technology," states Michael Rouse, CEO of Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. "Bob is a key addition to the TTE leadership team as he brings 37 years of aerospace engineering and program management experience."
Mr. Lombard brings important engineering credentials and significant program management experience across a wide range of technologies. He has a BS in Engineering Management (Magna Cum Laude) and post graduate training from Georgia Tech and Lowell Institute of Technology. His credentials cover the following disciplines: Program Management, Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Production Support Engineering, Systems Testing, Logistics Engineering and Systems Integration.
Mr. Lombard's technical experience began in the late 1960's, maintaining weapons systems with the US Navy. He then began a very successful engineering career, accepting increasingly responsible roles with such organizations as Raytheon Company and Martin Marietta. Subsequently, he transitioned to program management, and has spent most of the last twenty years at Lockheed Martin specializing in the development and integration of prototype hardware.
Mr. Lombard will be working closely with the team at Embry-Riddle University on the continued development and testing of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine engine with the goal of expediting the commercialization of the technology.
Jim Teters, President of Turbine Truck Engines, Inc states, "I cannot be more pleased to have Bob leading the continued development of the engine. His incredible experience, knowledge and leadership skills will provide the research team with the guidance to move the technology to the next stage."
About Turbine Truck Engines, Inc.
Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. is a technology company focused on the development, manufacture and testing of its New Energy and Environmentally Efficient Truck Engine intended for mass market distribution in the United States and abroad. The new engine can utilize any known fuel source (gasoline, diesel, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, methanol, ethanol or LPG) or fuel mixture, yet needs zero coolant, lube oil, filters, or pumps. Its unique, lightweight turbine design has few moving parts, significantly reducing maintenance costs. The innovative cyclic detonation process produces a complete combustion of fuel-oxidizer mixtures, resulting in greater fuel economy and fewer harmful exhaust emissions. For more information concerning Turbine Truck Engines, Inc., visit www.ttengines.com.
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