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Mechanical engineer

James Michael Hilkert, American mechanical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Texas. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (senior ), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Electronic Motion Control Association.

Background

Hilkert, James Michael was born on December 16, 1945 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Ralph Vernon Hilkert and Margaret Chew (Thompson) Yoakum.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1971. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1972. Doctor of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1989.

Career

Plant engineer, Bell Telephone –°ompany, Columbus, Mississippi, 1966-1970;engineer, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, 1972-1980;engineering supervisor, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, 1980-1985;engineering manager Control Systems Technology Center, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, since 1985;senior member technical staff, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, since 1985;engineering manager, Vernitron Corporation, Richardson, Texas, since 1992. Lecturer control systems and servomechanism design University Texas, Arlington, 1990.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Texas.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (senior ), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Electronic Motion Control Association.

Connections

Married Elaine B. McGowan, Feb. 26, 1966 (divorced April 1983). 1 child, Judith Rene.

Married Kathy Dawn Raney, July 2, 1988. Children: Ashley Lyn, Kasey Elizabeth, Mary Margaret.

father:
Ralph Vernon Hilkert Yoakum

mother:
Margaret Chew (Thompson) Yoakum

spouse:
Elaine B. McGowan

spouse:
Kathy Dawn Raney

child:
Judith Rene Hilkert

child:
Ashley Lyn Hilkert

child:
Kasey Elizabeth Hilkert

child:
Mary Margaret Hilkert