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researcher , glass science educator

William Carl La Course, American glass science educator, researcher. Recipient Teaching award Alfred University, 1990. Trustee Village of Alfred, 1982-1984. Fellow American Ceramics Society.

Background

Course, William Carl La was born on June 19, 1943 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Ludger Joseph and Dorothea Mary (Hall) La Course.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1966. Master of Science in Materials Science, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering, Rensselaer Polytech.

Institute, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher National Research Council, Washington, 1970. Assistant professor New York State College Ceramics Alfred (New York ) University, 1970-1977, associate professor glass science New York State College Ceramics, 1977-1985, professor glass science New York State College Ceramics, since 1985. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Introduction to Glass Science, 1972. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Trustee Village of Alfred, 1982-1984. Fellow American Ceramics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, crossword puzzles.

Connections

Married Patricia Mary Clarke, September 3, 1966. Children: Brian Clarke, Elisha Mae.

father:
Ludger Joseph Course

mother:
Dorothea Mary (Hall) La Course

spouse:
Patricia Mary Clarke

children:
Elisha Mae Course

Brian Clarke Course