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About the Russes

Fritz and Dolores Russ


Fritz Russ, a 1942 electrical engineering graduate from Ohio University,­ and his wife, Dolores, built one of the nation's top engineering firms on the site of the current Russ Research Center. The couple poured the footers for the foundation of Systems Research Laboratories themselves, establishing a legacy of entrepreneurship and technical excellence supported today by the work of the tenants in our research park. Learn more about the Russes ­­and their vision at the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College­ of Engineering and Technology.