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Engineering educator

David Lee Wells, American engineering educator. Advisory board Burdick Center Cooperatives, Fargo, since 2000; council Messiah Lutheran Church, 2006—2008; volunteer arts group La Salle High School, Cincinnati, since 1983, advisory board, 1988—1994; Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (Leadership award), Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior member since 1981, Leadership award).

Background

Wells, David Lee was born on October 21, 1936 in Mckeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Otis Henry Walter and Ottilie Hilda Wells.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, California, 1958. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, California, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Missouri Science & Tech University, Rolla, 1996.

Career

Vice president Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, 1964—1970. President Delphi Corporation, 1970—1978, SRD Manufacturing Corporation, Wilmington, 1974—1974. Associate professor University Cincinnati, 1978—1994.

Academic dean Focusi Hope, Detroit, 1994—1999. Professor North Dakota State University, Fargo, since 2000. Consultant Several Research Laboratories in United States of America, Europe & South America, since 1964.

Guest lecturer University Ukraine, Brazil & Peru. Captain, 1960-1963, 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1960-1963, Wright-Patterson, Ohio, research, 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional research publications.

Membership

Advisory board Burdick Center Cooperatives, Fargo, since 2000. Council Messiah Lutheran Church, 2006—2008. Volunteer arts group La Salle High School, Cincinnati, since 1983, advisory board, 1988—1994.

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (Leadership award), Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior member since 1981, Leadership award).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, gardening, history.

Connections

Married Sarah Margaret Anne Zapf, September 1, 1990. Children: Tammie Wells Flood, Rachel Amelia Diana Margaret Wells. Married Phyllis Claire Burmester (divorced).

Married Carol Louise Villers (divorced).

father:
Otis Henry Walter

mother:
Ottilie Hilda Wells

spouses:
Sarah Margaret Anne Zapf

Phyllis Claire Burmester

Carol Louise Villers

children:
Tammie Wells Flood Wells

Rachel Amelia Diana Margaret Wells