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consultant , Mechanical engineering educator

Ralph William Metcalfe, American mechanical engineering educator, consultant. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Physical Society.

Background

Metcalfe, Ralph William was born on October 15, 1945 in Dallas, Oregon, United States. Son of Kenneth Clark and Margaret Rogers (Pick) Metcalfe.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Washington, 1968. Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Research scientist, Flow Research Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973-1974;research scientist, Flow Research Company, Kent, Washington, 1974-1980;senior research scientist, Flow Research Company, Kent, Washington, 1980-1987;professor mechanic engineering, U. Houston, since 1987. Consultant Cambridge Hudrodynamics, Princeton, New Jersey, 1988-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapter to book, articles to professional journals. Technical editor Journal Fluids Engineering, 1993-1996.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: piano.

Connections

Married Virginia Ann Meyer, June 3, 1972.

father:
Kenneth Clark Metcalfe

mother:
Margaret Rogers (Pick) Metcalfe

spouse:
Virginia Ann Meyer