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Engineering educator

Gerald Carlton Pomraning, American engineering educator. Fulbright fellow, 1957-1958.

Background

Pomraning, Gerald Carlton was born on February 23, 1936 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Carlton Chester and Lorraine Helen (Volkman) Pomraning.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1957;certified, Technische Hogeschool, Delft, Holland, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy (National Science Foundation fellow), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962.

Career

Manager, General Electric, Pleasanton, California, 1962-1964;group leader, General Atomic Company, La Jolla, California, 1964-1969;vice president, Science Applications, La Jolla, 1969-1976;professor engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1976. Consultant to government and industry.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nuclear Society (Mark Mills award 1963, Arthur Holly Compton award 1997), American Physical Society. Member Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial Applied Mathematics, American Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Xi Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Lambda Upsilon. M C.

Connections

Married Gayle Ann Burkitt, May 27, 1961 (divorced 1983). Children: Linda Marie, Sandra Lee.

father:
Carlton Chester Pomraning

mother:
Lorraine Helen (Volkman) Pomraning

spouse:
Gayle Ann Burkitt

children:
Linda Marie Pomraning

Sandra Lee Pomraning