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Karl Peter Hanson

educator

Karl Peter Hanson, American educator. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineer, North Carolina Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Iota Alpha.; Club: Raleigh Engineers.

Background

Hanson, Karl Peter was born on June 2, 1905 in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Peter Hans and Effie (Simpson) Hanson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1928, Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1946.

Career

Eda. Engineer C.A. Hooper Company, Madison, Wisconsin, 1928-1929. F.S. Moulton architects, Madison, 1928-1929. Instructor in mechanic engineering Johns Hopkins, 1929-1938, assistant professor, 1938-1940.

Associate professor mechanic engineering University of Connecticut, 1940-1943, professor and head mechanic engineering, 1943-1947. Professor and head mechanic engineering department North Carolina State University, 1947-1958, professor mechanical engineering, from 1958, director Freshman Engineering division, 1963-1967. Test engineer Pennsylvania Water and Power Company, summer 1930, Consolidated Gas Elec.

Light & Power Company, Baltimore, summer 1931.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineer, North Carolina Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Iota Alpha. Club: Raleigh Engineers.

Connections

Married Eleanor M. Schanel, September 10, 1930.

father:
Peter Hans Hanson

mother:
Effie (Simpson) Hanson

spouse:
Eleanor M. Schanel