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William Henry Schuerman

engineer

William Henry Schuerman, American engineer.

Background

Schuerman, William Henry was born on November 8, 1859 in Cincinnati. Son of Commerce. Frederic and Henrietta (Woesten) Schuerman.

Education

University of Cincinnati, 1881. Johns Hopkins University, 1882-1883.

Career

Engaged in railway engineering, summer 1880, and 1881-1882. Assistant in physics, 1883-1885. Assistant professor, 1885-1888, University of Missouri.

Engaged in water supply and irrigation engineering, Covington, Kentucky and Kern County, California, 1888-1893. Professor civil engineering, 1894-1912, professor pure and applied mathematics, 1912-1921, professor applied mechanics and structural engineering, since 1921, dean School of Engineering, since 1895, Vanderbilt University.

Works

  • Contributor to Proceedings of Engineering Association of the South, and bulletins American Railway Engineering Association.

Connections

father:
C. Frederic Schuerman

mother:
Henrietta (Woesten) Schuerman