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Norval White Conner

college administrator.

Norval White Conner, American college administrator. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (secretary-treasurer Raleigh section.

Background

Conner, Norval White was born on September 18, 1905 in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Son of William George and Virginia (Thomas) Conner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Poly Institute, 1925, Mechanical Engineering, 1926. Master of Science, Iowa State College, 1930.

Career

Engineer, Atlantic Ice Company, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1926-1927, Lukens Steel Company, Coatesville, 1927-1928. Research engineer Iowa State College. Instructor mechanic engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1928-1929, assistant professor applied mechanics, head aeronautics, 1930-1937.

Assistant professor engineer mechanics North Carolina State College, Raleigh, 1937-1938, associate professor, 1938-1944, professor fluid mechanics, 1944-1947, professor mechanic engineering, head design div. 1947-1951, director engineering research, 1951-1967, assistant dean for research, from 1967.

Works

  • Contributor to Engineer Experiments Station Bulletin.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (secretary-treasurer Raleigh section. Clubs: Engineers (Raleigh), Executives.

Connections

Married Margaret Prentis Miller.

father:
William George Conner

mother:
Virginia (Thomas) Conner

spouse:
Margaret Prentis Miller.