Walter LeRoy Weeks, American Electrical engineering educator. Inventor radiation leak detector, 1975, partial discharge locator, 1982, power cable fault locator, 1989. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.
Weeks, Walter LeRoy was born on March 30, 1923 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Walter William and Emma (Conley) Weeks.
Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1947;
Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1949;
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1958.
Instructor, Michigan State College, 1947-1951;
assistant professor, New Mexico State College, 1951-1954;
professor, New Mexico State College, 1959-1960;
associate professor, University of Illinois, 1954-1959;
assistant director research and development, Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dallas, 1960-1963;
professor electrical engineering, Purdue University, 1963-1989;
professor emeritus, Purdue University, since 1989;
chairman, Purdue Electric Power Center, 1985-1988. Consultant Terronics Development Corporation, Elwood, Indiana, since 1985.