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Joie Pierce Jones

Joie Pierce Jones, physicist, acoustician, writer, educator. Achievements include more than 50 patents in field. Junior fellow, U Texas, Austin, 1961-1963. Active volunteer local government; Fellow American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Acoustical Society of America, American Physical Society; member California Wine and Food Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Jones, Joie Pierce was born on March 4, 1941 in Brownwood, Texas, United States. Son of Aubrey M. and Mildred K. (Pierce) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, 1963. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1970.

    Career

    • Senior scientist Bolt Beranek & Newman, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1975. Associate professor, director ultrasonics research laboratory Case Western Reserve University School Medicine, Cleveland, 1975-1977. Professor, chief medical imaging, director graduate studies, department radiological science University California, Irvine, since 1977.

      Consultant acoustics. President Computer Science Systems, since 1978. Founding general partner Of Food and Wine, since 1982, Meditherm Associates, Ltd., 1983-1985, Spar Technologies, 1987-1990, Surgisonics Inc., since 1991, Dermasonics, Inc., since 2002.

      Proposal reviewer National Science Foundation/National Institutes of Health, since 1974. Appointee science and technical advisory committee President Carter, 1977-1981, United National Environmental Committee, since 2008.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include more than 50 patents in field.

    Works

    • Author: Acoustical Imaging, 1995, Acoustics and Society: Applications of Ultrasound in Medicine, 1972. Co-author (with Z.H. Cho, M. Singh): Foundations of Medical Imaging, 1993. Member editorial board Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, since 1976.

      Contributor more than 300 articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active volunteer local government. Fellow American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Acoustical Society of America, American Physical Society. Member California Wine and Food Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Kay Becknell, June 12, 1965.
    • father: Aubrey M. Jones
    • mother: Mildred K. (Pierce) Jones
    • spouse: Kay Becknell
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    Born March 4, 1941
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