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Joseph Aubrey Boyd

Communications company executive

Joseph Aubrey Boyd, American communications company executive. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Association United States Army, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (president 1971, 72), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Boyd, Joseph Aubrey was born on March 25, 1921 in Oscar, Kentucky, United States. Son of Joseph Ray and Relda Jane (Myatt) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Kentucky, 1946. Master of Science, University Kentucky, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1954.

Career

Instructor, then assistant professor electrical engineering University Kentucky, 1947-1949. Member faculty University Michigan, 1949-1962, professor electrical engineering, 1958-1962. Associate director, then director University Michigan (Willow Run Laboratories), 1958-1960.

Director University Michigan (Institute of Science and Technology), 1960-1962. Executive vice president Radiation Inc., Melbourne, Florida, 1962-1963, president, 1963-1972. Executive vice president electronics Harris Corporation, 1987-1993, executive vice president operations Cleveland, 1971-1972, president, 1972-1985, director, 1972-1987, chairman ex. committee Cleveland (now in Melbourne, Florida), since 1987.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation, Germantown, Maryland, 1992-1994, Fairchild Controls, Frederick, since 1994. Consultant Institute for Defense Analyses, since 1956, National Security Agency, 1957-1962. Special consultant to (Army Combat Surveillance Agency), 1958-1962.

Member, chairman advisory group electronic warfare Office Director Defense Research, Engineering, Defense Department, 1959-1961, consultant, since 1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

By faith alone Christians receive salvation and not through any works of their own.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

The distinctive feature of the Baptist Churches is that lay people are involved in decision making.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Association United States Army, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (president 1971, 72), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Edith A. Atkins, May 13, 1942. Children: Joseph Barry, Joel Edd.

father:
Joseph Ray Boyd

mother:
Relda Jane (Myatt) Boyd

spouse:
Edith A. Atkins

children:
Joseph Barry Boyd

Joel Edd Boyd