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educator , civil engineer

Don James Wood, American civil engineer, educator. Developer computer program water distribution systems. National Science Foundation fellow, 1958-1961; recipient Great Teacher award University Kentucky, 1971, Outstanding Engineering Educator award Southeastern United States of America section American Society Engineering Education, 1975.

Background

Wood, Don James was born on July 28, 1936 in Northeast, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Glenn Norman and Elizabeth (Biel) Wood.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1958. Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor сivil engineering, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1961-1962; Assistant professor сivil engineering, Duke U., 1962-1966; professor сivil engineering, U. Kentucky, Lexington, since 1966. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Developer computer program water distribution systems.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author papers on hydraulics.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (Huber Research prize 1975), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association of University Professors, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Joan Bernice Palmer, September 5, 1959. Children– Wendy, Doug, Jana.

father:
Glenn Norman Wood

mother:
Elizabeth (Biel) Wood

spouse:
Joan Bernice Palmer

child:
Wendy Wood

child:
Doug Wood

child:
Jana Wood