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Dwight Francis Gunder

engineer.

Dwight Francis Gunder, American engineer. Served as engineer, United States A.S.F., 1943-1945.; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Society for Metals, American Society Testing Materials. Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

Background

Gunder, Dwight Francis was born on December 11, 1905 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Son of F. E. and Catherine (Cooney) Gunder.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College, 1925, Master of Science, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1933.

Career

Professor, Colorado A. and M. College, 1926-1947. Professor and head department engineering mechanics and engineering materials Cornell since 1947-1956. Consultant Hercules Powder Company, Rohm & Haas Company, Project Lincoln (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Project Rand, Rock Island Arsenal.

Special advisor Bureau Ordnance, United States Navy (rockets, missiles).

Works

  • Author: Engineering Mechanics (with D. A. Stuart), 1959.

Membership

Served as engineer, United States A.S.F., 1943-1945. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Society for Metals, American Society Testing Materials. Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.

Connections

Married Kathryn Mae Lamb, 1932.

father:
F. E. Gunder

mother:
Catherine (Cooney) Gunder

spouse:
Kathryn Mae Lamb