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Mechanical engineering educator

Kim Adair Stelson, American Mechanical engineering educator. National Science Foundation fellow, Washington, 1974, National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator award, 1985, Dow award American Society for Engineering Education, 1985.

Background

Stelson, Kim Adair was born on February 24, 1952 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas Eugene and Constance Anne (Semon) Stelson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, 1974; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977; Doctor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982.

Career

Assistant professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1982-1987; associate professor mechanic engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1987. Consultant 3M, St. Paul, 1986-1990.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Minnesota Young Engineer of Year 1985), North America Manufacturing Research Institute, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, gardening, hiking, fishing.

Connections

Married Caren Ann Barzelay, July 16, 1978. Children: Aaron, Elisabeth.

father:
Thomas Eugene Stelson

mother:
Constance Anne (Semon) Stelson

spouse:
Caren Ann Barzelay

children:
Aaron Stelson

Elisabeth Stelson