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Civil engineering educator

Ellen Thomas McDonald, American Civil engineering educator. General Electric fellow, 1986, selected professions scholar American Association of University Women, 1991. Board of directors, volunteer Friends for Youth, Redwood City, California, 1990-1993. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Geophysical Union, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

McDonald, Ellen Thomas was born on September 25, 1963 in Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Richard Frank and Catherine (Conant) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Bachelor in German, Bucknell University, 1986. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1992.

Career

Research associate Stanford (California) University, 1987-1992. Research engineer United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California, 1992-1993. Assistant professor Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal Fluid Mechanics, Physics of Fluids.

Membership

Board of directors, volunteer Friends for Youth, Redwood City, California, 1990-1993. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Geophysical Union, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, softball, tennis, playing cello.

Connections

Married Brian Keith McDonald, July 24, 1991.

father:
Richard Frank Thomas

mother:
Catherine (Conant) Thomas

spouse:
Brian Keith McDonald