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Engineering educator

David Gordon Howden, British engineering educator. Achievements include research on welding/joining of steels, gas/metal chemical reactions in arc welding, welding safety and health, joining/welding of materials.

Background

Howden, David Gordon was born on August 22, 1937 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Leslie Irving and Alice (Smith) Howden.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Birmingham, England, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Birmingham, England, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, researcher, Centro Tecnico de Aeronauica, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1963-1965;senior researcher, Department Mines Technology Superior vena cava syndrome, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1965-1967;associate manager, Battelle-Columbus (Ohio) laboratories, 1967-1977;associate professor engineering, Ohio State University, since 1977. Chairman project National Research Council, National Materials Advisory Board, Washington, 1978, committee member, 1980. Chairman of Commission Welding Research Council, New York City, 1977-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on welding/joining of steels, gas/metal chemical reactions in arc welding, welding safety and health, joining/welding of materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: American Welding Society - Welding Safety and Health, 1980, American Welding Society - Welding Structural Design, 1988. Editor: Niobium, 1982, American Welding Society - Welding Qualification of HSLA Steel Weldments, 1992.

Membership

Member International Institute Welding (delegate 1978-1992), American Welding Society (national vice president 1991-1994, national president 1994-1995, Clarence E. Jackson honorary lecturer 1977, Adams Memorial membership award 1979, James Lincoln Gold medal 1983), Welding Research Council (chairman 1974-1992), American Society Metals International, Brazilian Metals Society.

Connections

Married Elsie Ragnhild Elisabet Svensson, October 6, 1962. 1 child, Nils Roger.

father:
Leslie Irving Howden

mother:
Alice (Smith) Howden

spouse:
Elsie Ragnhild Elisabet Svensson

child:
Nils Roger Howden