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educator , Engineer

James Michael McDonough, American engineer, educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Combustion Institute, American Mathematics Society, American Physical Society, Society Industrial Applied Mathematics, New York Academy of Sciences (organizing committee international conferences).

Background

McDonough, James Michael was born on December 10, 1945 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of James Michael and Marjorie Ann (Brandle) McDonough.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1968. Master of Arts in Applied Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980.

Career

Engineer/scientist McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Company, Santa Monica, California, 1968-1972. Staff mathematician Prose, Inc., Los Angeles, 1973-1976. Member technical staff Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, 1980-1987.

Adjunct assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1980-1990. Associate professor University Kentucky, 1990—1999, professor, since 1999. Visiting professor National Tsing Hu University, Heinchu, Taiwan, 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Academy Press Encyclopedia Physical Science Technology. Reviewer numerous professional journals, contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Combustion Institute, American Mathematics Society, American Physical Society, Society Industrial Applied Mathematics, New York Academy of Sciences (organizing committee international conferences).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, basketball, model railroading.

Connections

Married Mei Tsuo Huang, February 19, 1983.

father:
James Michael McDonough

mother:
Marjorie Ann (Brandle) McDonough

spouse:
Mei Tsuo Huang