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electrical engineering educator

Peter Owen Lauritzen, American electrical engineering educator. Danforth associate, 1966-1978; National Aeronautics and Space Administration-American Society Engineering Education summer faculty fellow, 1974. President Coalition for Safe Energy, Washington Citizens Group, 1975-1976. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Lauritzen, Peter Owen was born on February 14, 1935 in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. Son of Carl W. and Edna B. (Seebach) Lauritzen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1956. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1961.

Career

Associate evaluation engineer Honeywell Aeronautical Division, Minneapolis, 1956-1957. Member technical staff Fairchild Semiconductor Division, Palo Alto, California, 1961-1965. Assistant professor electrical engineering University Washington, Seattle, 1965-1968, associate professor, 1968-1973, professor, 1973-1998, professor emeritus, since 1999, adjunct professor social management of technical, 1977-1983.

Engineering manager Avtech Corporation, Seattle, 1979-1980. Consultant x-ray division Chicago Bridge & Iron Works, 1967-1971, 78, Eldec Corporation, 1982-1991, Energy International, 1986-1988. Conference chair Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power Electronics Specialist Conference, 1993.

Co-director National Science Foundation industry/university research center, 1995-1997. Fulbright lecturer IIT, Madras, India, 1997. Danfoss visiting professor Aalborg (Denmark) University, 1999.

Membership

President Coalition for Safe Energy, Washington Citizens Group, 1975-1976. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Connections

Married Helen M. Janzen, April 6, 1963. Children: Beth K., Margo S.

father:
Carl W. Lauritzen

mother:
Edna B. (Seebach) Lauritzen

spouse:
Helen M. Janzen

child:
Beth K. Lauritzen

child:
Margo S. Lauritzen