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Research engineer

George Lee Blaisdell, American research engineer. Achievements include research on feasibility study of McMurdo to South Pole oversnow traverse, Antarctic glacial ice runway for heavy wheeled aircraft, performance-based specification of tires for military vehicles.

Background

Blaisdell, George Lee was born on August 2, 1954 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George L. and Margaret R. Blaisdell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1976. Bachelor of Science, Michigan Technology University, 1979. Master of Science, Michigan Technology University, 1979.

Career

Research civil engineer Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on feasibility study of McMurdo to South Pole oversnow traverse, Antarctic glacial ice runway for heavy wheeled aircraft, performance-based specification of tires for military vehicles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal Terremechanics, since 1998. Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Mentor/instructor Junior Solar Sprint, Cornish, New Hampshire, 1995-1997. Deacon First Congregational Church, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 1980's, chairman board governors, 1983-1989. Member International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems (national secretary since 1996).

Connections

father:
George L.

mother:
Margaret R. Blaisdell