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mechanical engineer

Gerald Wesley Blankenship, American mechanical engineer. Achievements include development of new methods to measure automotive powertrain sound quality; formulating new models for rotating machinery dynamics and noise prediction. Recipient scholarship General Motors Corporation, 1992; Robinson fellow Ohio State University, 1986. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Blankenship, Gerald Wesley was born on September 25, 1964 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of George Pau. and Gayle Ann (Snell) Blankenship.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1986. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1992.

Career

Research associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1986-1988;project engineer, General Motors Hydra-matic Division, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1988-1990;senior project engineer, General Motors Powertrain Division, Ypsilanti, 1990-1992;senior scientist, General Motors Gear Center, Romulus, Michigan, 1992-1994;laboratory manager, General Motors Powertrain, Romulus, 1994-1996;manager gear manufacturing and experimental engineering, General Motors Gear Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan, since 1996;director, General Motors Gear Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of new methods to measure automotive powertrain sound quality. Formulating new models for rotating machinery dynamics and noise prediction.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Connections

Married Kateri Louise Maiville, June 1, 1991. Children: Andrea Nicole, Brian Wesley.

father:
George Pau. Blankenship

mother:
Gayle Ann (Snell) Blankenship

spouse:
Kateri Louise Maiville

child:
Andrea Nicole Blankenship

child:
Brian Wesley Blankenship