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Engineering educator

Relva Chester Buchanan, Jamaican engineering educator. Fellow American Ceramic Society (trustee); member Electrochemical Society, Materials Research Society.

Background

Buchanan, Relva Chester was born on April 10, 1936 in Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica. Came to the United States, 1958. Son of Stephen Eleazor and Imogene (Reid) Buchanan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Alfred University, New York, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.

Career

Manager Glass Scientific Company Industrial Development Corporation, Kingston, Jamaica, 1956-1958. Senior research engineer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1964-1974. Professor engineering, chair ceramics division University Illinois, Urbana, 1988-1992.

Professor, head department materials science and engineering University Cincinnati, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor Electronic Ceramic Applications, 1986, 2nd edition 1991.

Membership

Fellow American Ceramic Society (trustee). Member Electrochemical Society, Materials Research Society.

Connections

Married Bernice Brown, January 11, 1957 (divorced 1967). 1 child, Annette Lorraine.

father:
Stephen Eleazor Buchanan

mother:
Imogene (Reid) Buchanan

spouse:
Bernice Brown

child:
Annette Lorraine Buchanan