Prior to retirement, Peter Bailey was Staff Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing Process Development, Manufacturing and Quality Technology Department at General Electric Aircraft Engines, the last 12 years concentrating on shot peening. Mr. Bailey joined General Electric in July 1972. Prior to that time, he was involved in the development of dispersion-strengthened mill products with E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., and then Fansteel, Inc. Prior to his DuPont and Fansteel experience, Mr. Bailey worked for the Linde Division of Union Carbide Corporation, primarily in the application of industrial gases to steel making. He has degrees in BS Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1956, and MS Metallurgy, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1961.
Mr. Bailey was awarded The Shot Peener of the Year award in 1993.