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Mechanical engineering educator

James David A. Walker, Canadian, American Mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include discoveries in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Recipient numerous grants, 1971-1991. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (member fluid mechanics committee since 1989), American Physical Society.

Background

Walker, James David A. was born on October 17, 1945 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Son of James Craig and Alice Gertrude (Stafford) Walker. came to the United States, 1973.

Education

Master of Science, University Western Ontario, Canada, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Western Ontario, Canada, 1971.

Career

Research fellow, U. College London, 1971-1973; assistant professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1973-1978; associate professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1978-1983; professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, since 1983. Consultant various industries, since 1973.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discoveries in fluid mechanics and heat transfer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 70 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (member fluid mechanics committee since 1989), American Physical Society.

Connections

Married M. Elizabeth Cooper, May 7, 1966. Children: James Craig, Neal Stuart.

father:
James Craig Walker

mother:
Alice Gertrude (Stafford) Walker

spouse:
M. Elizabeth Cooper

children:
Neal Stuart Walker

James Craig Walker