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mechanical and aerospace engineering educator

William Kenneth George,, American mechanical and aerospace engineering educator. License captain United States Maritime Service. Grantee, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Air Force Office Science Research, National Science Foundation; Fulbright scholar, 1987-1988, 1987-1988, Distinguished fellow, American Society for Engineering Education-United States Navy, 1991.

Background

George,, William Kenneth was born on April 19, 1945 in Camp Shelby, Mississippi, United States. Son of William Kenneth and Madonna Katharine (Sell) George.

Education

Educational Studies, Elementary School, Johns Hopkins University, 1967, Doctor of Philosophy, 1971. License captain United States Maritime Svc.

Career

Instructor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1968—1971, research associate applied research laboratory, 1971—1974. Assistant professor State University of New York, Buffalo, 1974—1977, associate professor, 1977—1980, professor mechanical & aerospace engineering, since 1980, director turbulence research laboratory, since 1978. Farmer; faculty senator, 1981—1991, since 1993.

Member executive committee, 1984—1986, since 1993.

Achievements

  • License captain United States Maritime Service.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow: American Physical Society (division fluid dynamics). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Meteorological Society, Sigma Xi (president chapter 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Yeager George, June 11, 1966. Children: Robert William, Anthony Kenneth.

father:
William Kenneth George

mother:
Madonna Katharine (Sell) George

spouse:
Mary Ann Yeager George

child:
Robert William George,

child:
Anthony Kenneth George,