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Engineering researcher

Donald J. Grace, American engineering researcher. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Grace, Donald J. was born on February 21, 1926 in Oklahoma City.

Education

Grace spent most of his early career at Stanford University, where he earned his PhD in electrical engineering in 1962 and was given a joint appointment to the electrical engineering faculty and the Systems and Techniques Laboratory.

Career

Lecturer, Ohio State University, 1948-1949;research engineer, Airborne Instruments Laboratory, 1959-1961;research associate, Stanford University, 1962-1963;senior research associate, Systs & Techniques Laboratory, 1963-1966;associate professor electrical engineering, Systs & Techniques Laboratory, 1963-1967;director, Systs & Techniques Laboratory, 1966-1967;associate dean engineering, Systs & Techniques Laboratory, 1967-1969;director research, Kentron Hawaii Ltd., 1969-1973;director center engineering research, U. Hawaii, 1973-1976;director engineering experimental station, Georgia Institute Technology, since 1976. Member panel FORECAST United States Air Force, 1963, member reconnaissance advisory board, 1964-1965. Technical advisory board United States Army Secretary Agency, 1965-1966.

Director Stanford University Instuctional television Network, 1967-1969. Assistant secretary Georgia Technology Research Institute, representative Public Svc. Sattelite Consortium, since 1977.

University advisory panel National Solar Energy Research Institute, 1978-1979. Member forum national secretary affairs Pentagon, 1980.

Achievements

  • Avocations: microwave components and subsystems, defense electronics, alternate energy, instructional television, research administration, management and planning.

Views

Quotations: "We're finally calling ourselves what we evolved into years ago,".

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: microwave components and subsystems, defense electronics, alternate energy, instructional television, research administration, management and planning.

Connections

Married 1949; 2 children.

spouse:
1949