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Mechanical engineering educator

Alan Morris Whitman, American Mechanical engineering educator. Fellow Optical Society American; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau. M C.

Background

Whitman, Alan Morris was born on January 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Irwin Morris and Sybil (Garfinkel) Whitman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1958; Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1965.

Career

Mechanic engineer, Air Proving Ground Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1959-1962; senior research engineer power transmission division, General Electric Company, Philadelphia, 1965-1967; assistant professor mechanic engring, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1967-1972; associate professor mechanic engring, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1972-1980; associate professor interdisciplinary studies and mechanics, Tel Aviv U., 1980-1983; professor interdisciplinary studies and mechanics, Tel Aviv U., 1983-1988; department chairman interdisciplinary studies, Tel Aviv U., 1986-1988; professor, chairman mechanic engring, Villanova (Pennsylvania) U., since 1988. Visiting professor Tel Aviv U., 1975-1976, 78-79, Villanova U., 1984-1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow Optical Society American. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau. M C.

Connections

Married Matilda Sbar, June 21, 1959 (divorced March 1978). Children: Karen Lynn Whitman Berman, Phyllis Ruth. Married Rachel Ariella Bregman, May 25, 1978.

Children:Noam Hillel, Roy Zipstein.

father:
Irwin Morris Whitman

mother:
Sybil (Garfinkel) Whitman

spouse:
Matilda Sbar

spouse:
Rachel Ariella Bregman

child:
Noam Hillel Whitman

child:
Phyllis Ruth Whitman

child:
Karen Lynn Whitman Berman Whitman

child:
Roy Zipstein Whitman