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James Carlisle Mouzon


James Carlisle Mouzon, American educator.


Mouzon, James Carlisle was born on January 8, 1907 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Edwin DuBose and Mary (Mike) Mouzon.


Bachelor of Arts, Southern Methodist U., 1927. Doctor of Philosophy., California Institute Technology, 1932. Doctor of Science (honorary), Southern Methodist University, 1966.


Head science department Wesley Junior College, 1927-1928. Graduate assistant and fellow California Institute Technology, 1929-1932. Instructor physics Duke, 1932-1935, assistant professor, 1935-1942, associate professor, 1942-1944.

Physicist Naval Ordnance Laboratory, 1942-1943. Senior physicist, head electrical section Brown instrument div. Minneapolis Honeywell, 1944-1947, director research, 1947-1949.

Member planning div. Research and Development Board, 1949-1950. Chief atomic warfare div. Office Assistant Operations Analysis, United States Air Force, 1950-1953.

Chief intelligence div. Johns Hopkins Operations Research Office, 1953-1957. Research planning staff Engineering Research Institute, University of Michigan, 1957, professor electrical engineering, 1957-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1975.

Consultant Willow Run laboratories, 1957-1960, associate dean College Engineering, 1960-1966, director College Engineering Brazilian Program, 1961-1967, Ford Foundation Engineering Faculty Development Program, 1960-1975.


  • Author articles in field. Patentee in field.


Member planning div. Member of committee international exchange persons Conference Board Associate Research Councils, 1967-1970. Fellow American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member I.E.E.E., American Society Engineering Education (chairman Michigan section 1964-1965, Executive Board council sects. and brs. East 1964-1966), American Association Physics Teachers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu. Club: Cosmos (Washington).


Married Elizabeth Walker, September 10, 1932. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress.

Edwin DuBose Mouzon

Mary (Mike) Mouzon

Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth (Mrs Mouzon