David Pelinka is a graduate of Portland State University and has worked as a Systems Analyst at Portland Community College since 1996. His interest in OMSI began in the 1960s, when he visited the Washington Park museum and attended summer science classes there. He currently volunteers at OMSI part-time and is gathering material for a comprehensive history of the museum.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is Oregon's largest center of informal science education. Consisting of five exhibit halls, eight science labs, a planetarium, the Empirical Theater, and a retired U.S. Navy submarine open for tours, OMSI entertains and educates visitors through hands-on activities, interactive displays, science classes, …