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Mechanical engineering educator

George Gabriel Adams, American mechanical engineering educator. National Science Foundation fellow, 1970-1973; National Science Foundation grantee, 1975-1976, 76-78, 1996-1999.


Adams, George Gabriel was born on September 12, 1948 in Brooklyn. Son of George Gabriel and Sally Mary (Saydah) Adams.


Bachelor of Science, Cooper Union University, 1969. Master of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1975.


Assistant professor Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, 1975-1978. Research associate International Business Machines Corporation Research Laboratory, San Jose, California, 1978-1979. Assistant professor Northeastern University, Boston, 1979-1981, associate professor, 1981—1985, professor mechanical engineering, since 1985, director graduate studies mechanical engineering department, 1989-1992, since 2007, distinguished professor College Engineering, since 2004.

Visiting scholar University California, Berkeley, 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Tribology transactions, 1989-1993. Editor Concepts in Contact Recording, 1992, Journal of Tribology, 2000-2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Executive Committee Boston section 1989-1991, founder, director American Society of Mechanical Engineers/Industrial Rels. Group Connections 1989-1992), Society Engineering Science, American Academy Mechanics, American Society Engineering Educators, Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, hiking, tennis, music.


Married Janet Hope Magenheim, April 29, 1984. Children: Juliana Sally, Daniel Gabriel.

George Gabriel Adams

Sally Mary (Saydah) Adams

Janet Hope Magenheim

Juliana Sally Adams

Daniel Gabriel Adams