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engineering technology educator

Margaret Ruth Taber was American engineering technology educator. Registered professional engineer, Ohio; certified engineering technologist.


Taber, Margaret Ruth was born on April 29, 1935 in St. Louis. Daughter of Wynn Orr and Margaret Ruth (Feldman) Gould Stevens.


Bachelor of Engineering Science, Cleveland State University, 1958. Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University, 1958. Master of Science in Engineering, University Akron, 1967.

Doctor of Education, Nova Southeastern University, 1976. Postgraduate, Western Reserve University, 1964.


From engineering trainee to training director TOCCO division Ohio Crankshaft Company, Cleveland, 1954-1964. From instructor electrical-electronic engineering technical to professor Cuyahoga Community College, 1964-1979, chairman engineering technical, 1977-1979. Associate professor electrical engineering technical Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1983, professor, 1983-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000.

Lecturer Cleveland State University, 1963-1964. Member academy advisory board Cleveland Institute Electronics, since 1981. Consultant in field.


  • Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Certified engineering technologist.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Frank P. Tedeschi) Solid State Electronics, 1976. (with Eugene M. Silgalis) Electric Circuit Analysis, 1980. (with Jerry L. Casebeer) Registers, 1980.

      (with Kenneth Rosenow) Arithmetic Logic Units, 1980, Timing and Control, 1980, Memory Units, 1980. 6809 Architecture and Operation, 1984, Programming I: Straight Line, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors West Boulevard Christian Church, deaconess, 1974-1977, elder, 1977-1979. Deacon Federated Church, 1981-1984, 86-89, Stephen Leader, 1988—2002. Member Cancer Support Group.

Volunteer Lafayette Adult Resource Academy, since 1992. Volunteer educational resource, volunteer teacher Sunburst Farm/Rainbow Acres, Arizona, since 1988. Fellow Society Women Engineers (counselor Purdue chapter 1983-1994, Distinguished Engineering Educator award 1987).

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life senior ), American Cancer Society (co-chair service and rehab committee 1992-1994, volunteer coordinator CanSurmount 1993-1998, chair Community Connections, member Resource, Information and Guidance CoreTeam, 1994-1998, vice president Tippecanoe board directors 1996-1998, relay for life honorary chair 1999), American Business Women's Association (educational chairman 1964-1966), American Society Engineering Education, American Technology Education Association, Tau Beta Pi (honorary), Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Robotics, computers.


Married William James Taber, September 6, 1958.

Wynn Orr Stevens

Margaret Ruth (Feldman) Gould Stevens

William James Taber