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Science , Engineering and mathematics educator

Richard Erwin Wiesehuegel, American science, engineering and mathematics educator. Registered professional engineer, Tennessee.


Wiesehuegel, Richard Erwin was born on December 18, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Erwin George and Katherine Veach (Hale) Wiesehuegel.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University Tennessee, 1957. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, University Tennessee, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration, George Peabody College for Teacher., 1978.


Industrial analyst, Bethlehem Steel Company, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1957-1963;senior industrial engineer, Huyck Formex, Greenville, Tennessee, 1963-1968;manager quality assurance, Huyck Formex, Greenville, Tennessee, 1968-1970;manager manufacturing services, Huyck Formex, Greenville, Tennessee, 1970-1973;coordinator public services and research, U. Tennessee, Nashville, 1973-1978;division chairman, State Technology Institute at Knoxville, 1978-1980;program director, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Association Universities, since 1980. Member of advisory board Roane State Community College, Oak Ridge, 1990-1995.


  • Registered professional engineer, Tennessee.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Measuring Learning in Continuing Education for Engineers and Scientists, 1984.


Chapter president American Institute Industrial Engineers, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1972. Charter member Tennessee Alliance for Continuing Higher Education, 1979. Elder, deacon various Presbyterian churches, since 1959.

Volunteer fireman Andersonville (Tennessee) Fire Department, 1984. Member American Society for Engineering Education, American Forest Foundation, Tennessee Forestry Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: forest management, jet skiing, computer, furniture refinishing, landscaping.


Married Katherine Lillian Dickson, November 18, 1979 (divorced April 1990). Married Kay Stilz, July 14, 1990. Children: William Vinson, Susan Hale, Robert Erwin.

Erwin George Wiesehuegel

Katherine Veach (Hale) Wiesehuegel

Katherine Lillian Dickson

Kay Stilz

William Vinson Wiesehuegel

Susan Hale Wiesehuegel

Robert Erwin Wiesehuegel