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About RESC

Regional Engineers and Scientists of Cincinnati

Established in 1966, we are gathered from a variety of technical disciplines in the Greater Cincinnati area. If you are an engineer or scientist, either working or retired, join us for dining and scientific discussion/education with other members. We meet October through May to share knowledge and experiences while pursuing interests in technology and industry developments. All of our activities are nonsectarian, nonpolitical and nonfinancial.

Our activities include:
Lunch followed by
Technical Programs, often with PE CE/CPD credit
Tours of local centers of innovation.
Involvement and support in local S.T.E.M. competitions

This Months Program

Technical Presentation   1:00   pm

Make a luncheon Reservation:

This Months Technical Program will be:

Sexy Cicadas*

presented by

Dr. Gene Kritsky, MSJ University
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The Periodical Cicadas: New Discoveries and Upcoming Emergences Gene Kritsky, PhD

Periodical cicadas are the bugs of history. They were first documented by the pilgrims in Massachusetts in 1633 and have since been reported throughout most of the eastern half of the US. This presentation will explore the biology of these insects, and when to next expect their emergences.

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Current Position
Gene Kritsky
Professor and Dean of the School of Behavioral and Natural Sciences
Mount St. Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH 45233
Adjunct Curator of Entomology
Cincinnati Museum Center

Ph.D. Entomology - University of Illinois - 1977
MS Entomology - University of Illinois - 1976
AB Biology - Indiana University - 1974

Dr. Gene Kritsky, a native of North Dakota, has been teaching at the college level for over 40 years, lecturing on various subjects including entomology, evolution, zoology, general biology, paleobiology, and the history of science. He was named as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1996 and was a Fulbright Scholar to Egypt in 1981-2. His research has attracted national attention with appearances on the ABC Evening News, CBS Evening News, the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and CNN Science News. His work has also been featured in U.S. News and World Report, USA Today, Parade, People, Discover, Scientific American, The New York Times, Washington Post, Science News, The Scientist, and many international publications. He has published over 150 papers and 10 books, including two books on periodical cicadas. His book, The Quest for the Perfect Hive, was nominated for the Ohioana award for the best non-fiction book by an Ohio author, and his 2015 book, The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt was a number 1 best seller for Egyptology on Dr. Kritsky served for 15 years as the editor of American Entomologist, published by the Entomological Society of America.


All future plans are subject to revision

April 16, 2019 Tissue Engineering* Dr. Leyla Esfandiari, UC

May 21, 2019 Cold Case Identification* Dr. Beth Murray, MSJ University

* Qualifies for CPD Credit

If you have a suggestion for a topic or a speaker, send an em@il.

PE/CE Certificates

RESC offers PE/CE* Credit:

$5.00 for Non-members - Free to Members.

You are invited to join us for lunch at 11:30 am and attend the technical program for PE CE credit at 1:00 pm.

If you are unable to attend the luncheon you may attend the 1:00 pm program to obtain the CE Certificate but you must register one day prior to the presentation by email CE Credit

To receive the PE CE Certificate, we will request your PE registration number and your PE name since certificates are prepared in advance.

According to our information OH, KY and IN have reciprocal agreements for PE credits.

There is no charge for attending just the program.

*PE Professional Engineer, CE Continuing Education

The Upcoming Tours

Make a tour Reservation:

The next tour of this RESC season is

AK Steel Research Center* scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 2pm i

The Upcoming Planned Tours for the 18-19 activities year are

GE Additive Manufacturing

Workhorse* (Electric Vehicles)

EPA Facility*

New MSD Treatment Plant*

GE Additive Manufacturing*

*(CPD credit)

These are tenative plans and are subject to repeated changes. Be sure to check back here for the latest information.

Now is a good time to let the tour director know of any places you believe would provide an interesting tour. Including a contact would be helpful.

Local Opportunities for Personal Growth

In addition to our Monthly presentations, these programs offer a wide variety of subjects to explore

Area S & T Competitions

If you are a aware of any Sicence or Engineering youth competitions in Cincinnati or the surrounding area, please let the webmaster know.

Groups Working for a Better World

If you are a member or know of any Sicence or Engineering group in Cincinnati or surrounding area that fits this catagory, please let the webmaster know.

Web Repositories

If you know of any Sicence or Engineering repositories, please let the webmaster know.

Privacy Statement:

The Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati respects your privacy and will not share your personal information with anyone except as listed below.

The information about the Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati is intended for the  Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati and is not to be distributed outside of  the Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati, not to be used for business and not to be used beyond the intended purpose.

Information we collect: We collect personally identifiable information such as Name, Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number and Email Address. This information is shared with other members of the Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati in the form of the Membership Directory.

Email messages sent to the membership will protect your email identity. On occasion and by request only, we may share certain information for purposes of security with organizations when we ask for a tour.

We collect additional information for internal use only and will not share this information with the membership or outside of the Regional Engineers & Scientists of Cincinnati.

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