Dr. Kaminsky is born in Koenigsberg, Germany to Stephan and Kaethe Kaminsky.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes a fellow of the German Research Society and a graduate assistant in physics at the University of Rostock in Germany.
Dr. Kaminsky receives a first diploma in physics at the University of Rostock.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes a lecturer at University Medicine Rostock.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes research assistant at the Physical Institute at Philipps University of Marburg in Germany.
Dr. Kaminsky graduates magna cum laude from Philipps University of Marburg, with a Doctor of Philosophy in physics.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes a senior assistant at the Physical Institute at Philipps University of Marburg.
Dr. Kaminsky immigrates to the United States and becomes a research associate at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.
Dr. Kaminsky spends 28 years at the Argonne National Laboratory, serving in various positions such as senior physicist, director of the Surface Science Center-CTR Program, and director of the Tribology Program.
Dr. Kaminsky authors “Atomic and Ionic Impact Phenomena on Metal Surfaces.”
Dr. Kaminsky is named The Outstanding New Citizen of the Year from the Citizenship Council of Chicago.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes a guest professor at the Institute for Energy.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes an E.W. Mueller lecturer at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Kaminsky serves as symposium chairman of the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings.
Mr. Kaminsky becomes sole proprietor of Surface Treatment Science International in Hinsdale, Illinois.
Dr. Kaminsky becomes a consultant and joins the National Research Council Committee on Tribology for the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress.
Dr. Kaminsky is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.