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Mechanical engineering educator

Richard Walter Mortimer, American Mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include research in fields of structural dynamics and composite materials. President Haverford (Pennsylvania) Township School District, 1980-1983. With United States Army, 1958-1960. Fellow American Society Engineering Educators; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (member numerous committees, boards and chairs 1976-1992).

Background

Mortimer, Richard Walter was born on December 7, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Horace and Almira Duffield (Matthews) Mortimer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1962. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Drexel University, 1967.

Career

Professor, Drexel U., Philadelphia, since 1967;associate dean graduate school, Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1974-1976;head department mechanic engineering, Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1976-1985;associate vice president academic affairs, Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1985-1989. Member Executive Committee Engineering Accreditation Committee, New York City, 1986-1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in fields of structural dynamics and composite materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 40 articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Haverford (Pennsylvania) Township School District, 1980-1983. With United States Army, 1958-1960. Fellow American Society Engineering Educators.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (member numerous committees, boards and chairs 1976-1992).

Connections

Married Doris Claire Ridler, June 29, 1957. Children: Patrick Lee, David Walter, James Matthew, Daniel Scott.

father:
Horace Mortimer

mother:
Almira Duffield (Matthews) Mortimer

spouse:
Doris Claire Ridler

children:
Patrick Lee Mortimer

David Walter Mortimer

James Matthew Mortimer

Daniel Scott Mortimer