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Mechanical engineer

William James Stronge,, American mechanical engineer. Achievements include research on nonlinear wave propagation, dynamic plasticity, impact mechanics, mechanics of phase transformation in microstructured solids. Fellow Jesus College. President China Lake Mountain Rescue, 1979-1980. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Academy Mechanics; member Sigma Xi.

Background

Stronge, William James was born on March 6, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William James and Lillian Mae Stronge.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1960. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, 1969.

Career

Mechanical engineer Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California, 1960-1981, head structural dynamics branch, 1979-1981. From lecturer department engineering to reader Cambridge (England) University, 1981—1994, professor, since 2002. Invited lecturer Beijing Institute of Technology, 1984, 87.

Visiting professor University California, Davis, 1989-1990, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1994, National University, Singapore, 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on nonlinear wave propagation, dynamic plasticity, impact mechanics, mechanics of phase transformation in microstructured solids.

Membership

Member editorial board International Journal Impact Engineers, 1989^. Fellow Jesus College President, China Lake Mountain Rescue, 1979-1980. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Academy Mechanics.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Son of William James and Lillian Mae S. Divorced; children: Brent R., Leslie Ann. Married Katerina Homenidou, 1983.

1 child, Jaime N.

father:
William James

mother:
Lillian Mae Stronge,

spouse:
Katerina Homenidou

children:
Brent R. Stronge,

Leslie Ann Stronge,

Jaime N. Stronge,