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educator , engineer

James Harris Wilson, American engineer, educator. Registered professional engineer, Virginia. Recipient Leadership award Boy Scouts American, 1988, Silver Beaver award, 1995, George Gergerich Distinguished Service award, 2003.

Background

Wilson, James Harris was born on March 24, 1945 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of Alan E. and Mary E. (Patterson) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1971. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1978.

Career

Mechanic technician, American Safety Razor Company, Staunton, Virginia, 1965-1966;assistant professor, Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, 1967-1975;instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1975-1978;assistant professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1978-1984;associate professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1984-1998;professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, since 1998;engineer, Newport News (Virginia) Shipbuilding Company, summer 1987.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Virginia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Assistant scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Salem, Virginia, 1984-1987, Blacksburg, since 1987. President Mason's Cove School Parent-Teachers Association, Roanoke, 1981-1982. Member American Society Agricultural Engineers, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta (teaching award 1989), Pi Tau Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, camping, fishing, sports.

Connections

Married Roberta A. Snyder, July 27, 1968. Children: Laura Ann, James H. Junior, Paul A., Edward J.

father:
Alan E. Wilson

mother:
Mary E. (Patterson) Wilson

spouse:
Roberta A. Snyder

child:
Laura Ann Wilson

child:
James H. Junior Wilson

child:
Paul A. Wilson

child:
Edward J. Wilson