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Dwight Francis Gunder

Dwight Francis Gunder, American engineer. Served as engineer, United States A.S.F., 1943-1945.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Society for Metals, American Society Testing Materials. Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Gunder, Dwight Francis was born on December 11, 1905 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Son of F. E. and Catherine (Cooney) Gunder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College, 1925, Master of Science, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1933.

    Career

    • Professor, Colorado A. and M. College, 1926-1947. Professor and head department engineering mechanics and engineering materials Cornell since 1947-1956. Consultant Hercules Powder Company, Rohm & Haas Company, Project Lincoln (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Project Rand, Rock Island Arsenal.

      Special advisor Bureau Ordnance, United States Navy (rockets, missiles).

    Works

    • Author: Engineering Mechanics (with D. A. Stuart), 1959.

    Membership

    Served as engineer, United States A.S.F., 1943-1945. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Society for Metals, American Society Testing Materials. Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Mae Lamb, 1932.
    • father: F. E. Gunder
    • mother: Catherine (Cooney) Gunder
    • spouse: Kathryn Mae Lamb
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    Born December 11, 1905
    Died October 21, 1964
    (aged 58)
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