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physics professor

George Wheeler Hinman, American physics professor. Grantee National Science Foundation, others. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Nuclear Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Engineering Education.

Background

Hinman, George Wheeler was born on November 7, 1927 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Norman Seymour and Bess (Bryan) Hinman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1947. Master of Science in Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1950. Doctor of Science in Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1952.

Career

Assistant professor, then associate professor physics Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1952-1963. Chairman physics General Atomic Company subsidiary Gulf Oil Corporation, San Diego, 1963-1969. Professor physics, director Applied Energy Studies Washington State University, Pullman, 1969—1997.

Director New Mexico Energy Research and Development Institute, Santa Fe, 1982-1983. Chair environmental science & regional planning, 1989-1997. Consultant Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, 1976-1990, General Accounting Office, since 1977, National Nuclear Accreditation Board, 1992-1998.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Nuclear Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Engineering Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Cauffield, June 19, 1952. Children: Norman Field, Lydia Seymour, Nancy Wheeler.

father:
Norman Seymour Hinman

mother:
Bess (Bryan) Hinman

spouse:
Mary Louise Cauffield

child:
Norman Field Hinman

child:
Lydia Hinman

child:
Nancy Wheeler Hinman