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Engineering educator

William Daniel Hunt, American engineering educator. Recipient DuPont Young Faculty award DuPont Corporation, 1988; Rhodes scholar finalist, 1975; named Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation, 1989. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (technical program committee of ultrasonics symposium), American Institute Physics, Acoustical Society of America, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hunt, William Daniel was born on December 21, 1954 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of James William and Allie Margaret (Raney) Hunt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1976. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1987.

Career

Staff engineer, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, 1976-1978;engineer, Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1980-1984;assistant professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1987-1991;associate professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor, patentee surface acoustic wave devices, acoustic charge transport devices.

Religion

The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (technical program committee of ultrasonics symposium), American Institute Physics, Acoustical Society of America, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, guitar, music composition.

Connections

Married Mary Hallisey. 1 child, Owen Hallisey Hunt.

father:
James William Hunt

mother:
Allie Margaret (Raney) Hunt

spouse:
Mary Hallisey

child:
Owen Hallisey Hunt