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architectural engineering educator

Ronald Nelson Helms, American architectural engineering educator. National Science Foundation science faculty fellow, 1969. Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (board directors), National Society Architectural Engineers (executive director since 1984).

Background

Helms, Ronald Nelson was born on March 16, 1939 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Lawrence N. and Dorothy (Henderson) Helms.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture Engineering, University Illinois, 1963. Master of Science Architectural Engineering, University Illinois, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1971.

Career

Design engineer Caudill, Rowlett & Scott, Houston, 1963-1965. Professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1965-1981. Principal Lum-I-Neering Associate, 1974-1981, lighting consultant, expert witness Lawrence, Kansas, since 1974.

Chairman department University Kansas, 1981-1988, professor, since 1988.

Membership

Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (board directors), National Society Architectural Engineers (executive director since 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Margo Baron; children: Laura, Robbie, Tracey. Children by previous marriage: James, Cathi.

father:
Lawrence N. Helms

mother:
Dorothy (Henderson) Helms

spouse:
Margo Baron

child:
Laura Helms

child:
Robbie Helms

child:
Tracey Helms