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traffic engineering consultant

James Irvin Taylor, American traffic engineering consultant. Registered professional engineer, Ohio; surveyor Ohio. Recipient G. Brooks Earnest award, Case Institute of Technology, 1956.

Background

Taylor, James Irvin was born on January 14, 1935 in Clyde, Ohio, United States. Son of Irvin William and Blanche Marie (Wright) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in C.E., Case Institute of Technology, 1956. Master of Science in C.E., Case Institute of Technology, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1965.

Career

Research associate Ohio State University, Columbus, 1961—1965. Manager environmental science Health Research Board-Singer, Inc., State College, Pennsylvania, 1966—1968. Professor civil engineering Pennsylvania State University, 1968—1976.

Chairman department civil engineering University Notre Dame, 1976—1982, associate dean engineering, 1982—1986, acting dean engineering, since 1987. Consultant traffic engineering, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Surveyor Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (mead prize 1962), American Road and Transportation Builders Association (division president 1978-1979, director 1979-1985), American Society Engineering Education, Institute Transportation Engineers, American Society Photogrammetry (presidential citation 1971).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.

Connections

Married Patricia Elizabeth Eaton, January 28, 1956. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Stanton James.

father:
Irvin William Taylor

mother:
Blanche Marie (Wright) Taylor

spouse:
Patricia Elizabeth Eaton

children:
Elizabeth Ann Taylor

Stanton James Taylor