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Mathematician

Margaret Yvonne Cowsar Waid, American Mathematician. Achievements include development of well logging tools with new measurements; co-development of machine for peeling crawfish automatically; first to prove existence and uniqueness of solutions of partial differential equations for non-homogeneous porous media; design of software for planning well tests for permeability and reservoir management.

Background

Waid, Margaret Yvonne Cowsar was born on February 21, 1941 in Baton Rouge. Daughter of Chester Meredith and Margaret J. (Ingalls) Cowsar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1961; Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Technology U., 1971.

Career

Assistant professor, District of Columbia Teachers College, Washington, 1971-1972; assistant professor, U. Delaware, Newark, 1972-1975; associate professor, U. Delaware, Newark, 1975-1981; senior development engineer, Schlumberger Well Superior vena cava syndrome, Houston, 1981-1984; manager production services, N.L. Sperry Sun/Baroid, Houston, 1984-1987; president, Duzitall Equipment Corporation, Baton Rouge, 1988-1990; supervisor electromechanical research section, Halliburton Energy Superior vena cava syndrome, Houston, since 1990. Board directors Duzitall Equipment Corporation, Baton Rouge. Management consultant Waid Cons.

Superior vena cava syndrome, Houston, 1986-1990. Member speakers bureau National Science Foundation, Houston, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of well logging tools with new measurements. Co-development of machine for peeling crawfish automatically. First to prove existence and uniqueness of solutions of partial differential equations for non-homogeneous porous media.

    Design of software for planning well tests for permeability and reservoir management.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Leader 4-H Clubs, Newark, 1975-1981. Director junior program Delaware Tennis Association, Newark, 1979-1981. Precinct chairman Democratic Party, Houston, 1988-1990.

Member National Association Corrosion Engineers, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (president Texas, Oklahoma section 1984-1986), Society Professional Well Log Analysts (Speakers award 1985, 92), Society Petroleum Engineers (Speakers award 1985, 91,92).

Connections

Married Charles Carter Waid, March 16, 1963. Children: James Bryan, Gordon Chester.

father:
Chester Meredith Cowsar

mother:
Margaret J. (Ingalls) Cowsar

spouse:
Charles Carter Waid

children:
James Bryan Waid

Gordon Chester Waid