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educator , consultant , Mechanical engineer

Randall Franklin Barron, American mechanical engineer, educator, consultant. Registered professional engineer, Louisiana. Recipient Engineering and Science Council Professional Achievement award, 1981; Phi Kappa Phi scholar, 1982.

Background

Barron, Randall Franklin was born on May 16, 1936 in Many, Louisiana, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Inez (Norseworthy) Barron.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana Tech University, 1958. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1964.

Career

Instructor mechanic engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1958-1964;assistant professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1965;associate professor, Louisiana Tech U., Ruston, 1965-1970;professor, Louisiana Tech U., Ruston, 1970-1997;professor emeritus, Louisiana Tech U., Ruston, since 1997. Engineering consultant Riley-Beaird, Inc., Shreveport, Louisiana, 1966-1986. Member La.State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 1989-1994, Chairman of the Board, 1992-1993.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Louisiana.

Works

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (National Professional Development lecturer in cryogenics 1988-1999). Member Cryogenic Society of America, American Society for Engineering Education, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma (Gold medal 1968).

Connections

Married Shirley Estelle McDuffie, March 14, 1958. Children: Randall Franklin Junior, Donna Carol, Steven Dale, Brian Richard.

father:
Benjamin Franklin Barron

mother:
Inez (Norseworthy) Barron

spouse:
Shirley Estelle McDuffie

children:
Randall Franklin Junior Barron

Donna Carol Barron

Steven Dale Barron

Brian Richard Barron