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Industrial engineering educator

Arnold Lawrence Sweet was industrial engineering educator. Ford Foundation fellow, 1960-1963; visiting research fellow Department of Environment, United Kingdom, 1970-1971; university resident research associate United States Air Force Systems Command, School Aerospace Medicine, San Antonio, 1979-1980.

Background

Sweet, Arnold Lawrence was born on March 23, 1935 in New York City. Son of Philip and Jennie (Freidman) Sweet.

Education

BME, City College of New York, 1956. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Maryland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science, Purdue University, 1964.

Career

Mechanic engineer, Emerson Research laboratories, Washington, 1956-1958;mechanic engineer, United States Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1958-1960;instructor engineering science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1960-1964;assistant professor engineering science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1964-1968;associate professor engineering science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1968-1973;associate professor industrial engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1973-1980;professor industrial engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1980. Consultant Midwest Applied Science Corporation, West Lafayette, 1964-1967, Landis andGyr Metering Company, Lafayette, Indiana, 1985, Caterpillar Tractor Company, Morton, Illinois, 1986, Autoliv N.A., Inc., Indianapolis, 1993, 98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Handbook of Industrial Engeineering, 1982, 92. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Director 10K race Tippecanoe chapter American Diabetes Association, Lafayette, 1987-1991. Member American Association of University Professors, Institute Operations Research & Management Sciences, American Society Quality, Institute Industrial Engineers (chapter president 1983-1984), International Institute Forecasters, Alpha Pi Mu, Omega Rho, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, collecting Purdue University postcards and ephemera.

Connections

Married Janet Ailsa Rae, August 3, 1959. Children: David Andrew, Ian Richard.

father:
Philip Sweet

mother:
Jennie (Freidman) Sweet

spouse:
Janet Ailsa Rae

child:
David Andrew Sweet

child:
Ian Richard Sweet