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Mechanical engineering educator

Joseph Anthony Christie Humphrey, American Mechanical engineering educator. Fulbright fellow, 1984.


Humphrey, Joseph Anthony Christie was born on January 15, 1948 in London. Came to the United States, 1977. Son of Joseph A. and Madelaine I. (Curran) Humphrey.


Diploma in chemical engineering, Instituto Quimico De Sarria, Barcelona, Spain, 1970. MASChemE, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1973. PhDME, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, 1977.


Research staff department mechanic aerospace engineering, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1977-1978;assistant professor mechanic engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1978-1983;associate professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1983-1988;professor, University of California, Berkeley, since 1988;vice chairman, University of California, Berkeley, 1989-1991. Harrison professor mechanic engineering U. Liverpool, 1987-1988.


  • Other Work

    • Advisory editor International Journal Heat and Fluid Flow, since 1988. Associate editor Journal Fluid Engineering, since 1991, Advances in Information Storage Systems, 1990. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, British Arachnological Society, Institute Quimico de Sarria, Society Engineering Science (board directors since 1991), Council for International Exchange of Scholars (board directors, committee Southwest Europe since 1990), Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, reading, classical music.


Married Vivienne Mooney, August 24, 1970 (divorced January 1992). Children: Luisa, Fiona, Katie. Married Sarah E. Davis, March 6, 1993.

Joseph A. Humphrey

Madelaine I. (Curran) Humphrey

Vivienne Mooney

Sarah E. Davis

Luisa Humphrey

Fiona Humphrey

Katie Humphrey