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federal educational administrator

Lawrence Peter Grayson, American federal educational administrator. Patentee in field optical laser configuration.

Background

Grayson, Lawrence Peter was born on May 16, 1937 in Brooklyn. Son of Walter Henry and Lottie Dorothy (Bronikowski) Grayson.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1958. Master of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1959. PhDEE, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1962.

Doctor Engineering (honorary), Milwaukee Scho. Engineering, 1988.

Career

Assistant professor electrical engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1962-1967;faculty resident, International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1967-1968;associate professor electrical engineering, Manhattan College, Bronx, New York, 1968-1969;computer specialist, Office Education, Washington, 1968-1970;deputy director division educational technical, Office Education, Washington, 1970-1973;director division technical development, Office Education, Washington, 1972-1973;member task force on productivity and technical, National Institute Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1973-1975;director division technical development, National Institute Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1975-1978;head information technical, media and public communications, National Institute Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1978-1981;assistant director for regional programs, National Institute Education, Department Education, Washington, 1981-1982;institute advisory mathematics, science and technical, National Institute Education, Department Education, Washington, 1982-1986;staff member, Office of Honorary Jack Kemp, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1986-1987;deputy director postsecondary relations staff, executive director Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Board, unites states department Education, Washington, 1988-1990;director postsecondary relations staff, unites states department Education, Washington, 1990-1993;executive director History Black College and University Capital Finance Board, unites states department Education, Washington, since 1993;director division higher education incentive programs, since 1995. Consultant Frankford Arsenal, 1963-1966, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1967, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1973-1982, General Electric Company, Lawrence Livermore National laboratories. Senior scholar Fund for American Renaissance, 1986-1987.

Adjunct Professor library and information science Catholic U. American, Washington, 1980-1990. Visiting professional electrical engineering Catholic U. American, 1989.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field optical laser configuration.

Membership

Member of the United States National Common for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1977-1982. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1961-1962. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Achievement award 1979, Centennial medal 1984, Robert J.Schmitz award 1985, Citation of Honor 1989, Distinguished Contribution to Engineering Professionalism award 1991, Distinguished Literature Contribution Furthering Engineering Professionalism 1995), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Engineering Education (president-elect 1987-1988, president 1988-1989, vice president 1972-1974, director 1971-1974, William Elgin Wickenden award 1979, Distinguished Svc. award 1977, 81, Centennial medal 1993).

Member American Association Engineering Socs. (Chairman of the Board Governors 1990), World Federation Engineering Orgns. (education committee 1976-1981), Research Society American, Engineers for Education (president 1990-1992, Distinguished Achievement award 1992), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Connections

Married Mary Susan Phelan, June 6, 1964. Children: Mary Louise, Catherine Anne, Lawrence Peter, Catherine Thérèse, Maureen Anne, Thérèse Marie.

father:
Walter Henry Grayson

mother:
Lottie Dorothy (Bronikowski) Grayson

spouse:
Mary Susan Phelan

children:
Mary Louise Grayson

Catherine Anne Grayson

Lawrence Peter Grayson

Catherine Thérèse Grayson

Maureen Anne Grayson

Thérèse Marie Grayson