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researcher , chemical engineer

Clifford Wayne Walton, American chemical engineer, researcher. Registered professional engineer, Nebraska; certified electroplater-finisher. Named Outstanding Young Man in American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982; recipient Ralph R. Teetor award Society Automotive Engineers, 1990.

Background

Walton, Clifford Wayne was born on May 14, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Robert and Elizabeth Baird (Hamilton) Walton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 1976. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1987.

Career

Instructor, U. College division U. Maryland., Stuttgart, Germany, 1978-1979;instructor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1982-1984;research engineer, Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, Texas, 1985;assistant professor, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1987-1991;associate professor, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1991-1992;consultant, Walton & Associations, Lincoln, 1987-1994;research associate, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1994-1997;project leader, senior research associate, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1997. Consultant Lincoln Plating Company, 1987-1994, Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Limited company, Tokyo, 1989-1993, National Center for Manufacturers Sciences, Ann Arbor, 1990-1994, J.P. Industries, Ann Arbor, 1990-1994.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Nebraska. Certified electroplater-finisher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial board Plating and Surface Finishing, 1989-1995. International editorial board Journal of Cleaner Production, since 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Treasurer Nebraska Wrestling Booster Club, Lincoln, 1990-1992. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1977-1980. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (secretary-treasurer Nebraska branch 1989-1991), American Society for Testing and Materials (technical committee 1989-1996), American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (branch president 1988-1991, publications board 1989-1995, scholarship committee 1989-1992, chair scholarship committee 1992-1994, 95-96), Electrochemical Society Inc.

(secretary Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers division 1996-1998, symposium organizer 1989, 90, 92, 96, 97, 99—, proceedings volunteer editor 1990, 97, 99, vice chair Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers division 1998-1900, chair Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers division 2000-2002, contributing member committee since 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: physical fitness, amateur wrestling, boxing, church choir, youth groups.

Connections

father:
John Robert Walton

mother:
Elizabeth Baird (Hamilton) Walton