1964 Award Recipients

WILLIAM C. ACKERMANN
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

HAROLD GOLDBERG
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

EUGENE L. GRANT
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

PATRICK E. HAGGERTY
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

CHARLES ARTHUR ROWE
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

LUCIUS D. WATKINS
Distinguished Service Award Recipient

WILLIAM C. ACKERMANN

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WILLIAM C. ACKERMANN

Senior Staff Specialist in Water Resources, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C.

Born, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, October 7, 1913.

B.S. (C.E.) with Honors, The University of Wisconsin, 1935.

With Kimberly-Clark Paper Company for a few months after graduation.

With Tennessee Valley Authority, 1936-1954, as Hydraulic Engineer in Water Control Planning Department.

Head of Watershed Hydrology Section, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1954-1956, responsible for nationwide program of research in soil and water.

Since 1956, Chief of Illinois State Water Survey, directing broad program of research in water resources. Also Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois.

Now on leave of absence in his present position.

Has been a member of numerous commissions on geophysical research, river basin studies, and water resources policy.

Received Collingwood Award from ASCE in 1944.

HAROLD GOLDBERG

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HAROLD GOLDBERG

Vice President, Engineering and Research, Raytheon Company, Lexington, Massachusetts.

Born, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 31, 1914.

B.S. (E.E.) with High Honors, 1935.

M.S. (E.E.), 1936.

Ph.D. (E.E.), 1937; Ph.D. (Physiology), 1941; all at The University of Wisconsin.

With Stromberg-Carlson Company as Senior Engineer, Research Department, 1941-1945.

With Bendix Aviation Corporation, Radio Division, as Principal Research Engineer, 1945-1947.

With National Bureau of Standards, 1947-1954, becoming Chief of Ordnance Electronics Division.

With Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corporation, 1954-1963, as, successively, founder and Director of Research Laboratories and Vice President, Executive Vice President and Director of Emertron, Inc., and Assistant General Manager of Radcom Division.

Co-author of "Operations Research Armament Launching" and author of many papers in both engineering and biological fields. Holds over 30 patents.

He has served on various government boards and was awarded an Exceptional Service Citation by the Department of Commerce.

EUGENE L. GRANT

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EUGENE L. GRANT

Professor Emeritus of Engineering Economy, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Born, Chicago, Illinois, February 15, 1897.

B.S. (C.E.), 1917, The University of Wisconsin.

C.E., 1928, The University of Wisconsin.

M.A., Columbia University, 1928.

Corps of Engineers, 1916; U. S. Naval Reserve, 1918-1919.

With Geological Survey and Irrigation Districts, 1917-1920.

Instructor in Civil Engineering, then Professor of Industrial Engineering, Montana State College, 1920-1930.

At Stanford since 1930, as Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, then Professor of Engineering Economy. Executive Head, Department of Civil Engineering, 1947-1956.

During World War II, he pioneered courses in statistical quality control for personnel in key industries and was consultant to War Department.

Author of "Principles of Engineering Economy," "Statistical Quality Control,"; co-author of "Depreciation" and co-editor of "Industrial Engineering Handbook."

Received Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize from ASCE in 1944 and Shewhart Medal from American Society for Quality Control in 1952.

PATRICK E. HAGGERTY

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PATRICK E. HAGGERTY

President, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, Texas.

Born, Harvey, N. D., March 17, 1914.

B.S. (E.E.), Marquette University, 1936.

With Badger Carton Company, Milwaukee, 1935-1942, as Production Manager, then Assistant General Manager.

With U. S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, as lieutenant in Bureau of Aeronautics, later as head of branch responsible for all procurement and production of naval airborne electronic equipment.

Joined Geophysical Service, Inc., in 1945, as General Manager of the Laboratory and Manufacturing Division, responsible for the development of research, engineering, and manufacturing.

This organization evolved into Texas Instruments, of which Mr. Haggerty became Executive Vice President and Director in 1950 and President in 1958.

He is a member of professional and civic organizations and author of numerous professional society and business articles.

He holds honorary LL.D. degrees from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1959, Marquette University, 1960, and the Doctor of Engineering degree from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1962.

CHARLES ARTHUR ROWE

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CHARLES ARTHUR ROWE

Chief Engineer, Engineering Department, Standard Oil Company of California, San Francisco.

Born, Calumet, Michigan, December 22, 1915.

B.S. (Ch.E.), Michigan College of Mining and Technology, 1937.

M.S. (Ch.E.), 1938, The Univeristy of Wisconsin.

Ph.D., 1941, The University of Wisconsin.

Instructor in Chemical Engineering, The University of Wisconsin, 1939-1941.

Joined Standard Oil Company of California in 1941 as Assistant Engineer in the Manufacturing Department. Transferred to the Engineering Department in 1944, becoming successively Senior Engineer, Supervisor of Process and Chemical Division, Chief Designs Engineer, Chief Project Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, and, in November, 1963, Chief Engineer.

His strong interest in community activities is shown by his past or present membership on the city council, sanitary district and planning commissions, church building committee, and hospital board.

He continues his interest in engineering education as his company's sponsor of fellowships in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at The University of Wisconsin and of a scholarship in the Superior Student program.

LUCIUS D. WATKINS

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LUCIUS D. WATKINS

Director of Research, Outboard Marine Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Born, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 14, 1902.

Educated in university special evening and Saturday classes.

His career started with Lockwood-Ash Outboard Motor Company in Jackson, Michigan.

He joined the Evinrude Company in 1929, following its purchase of Lockwood-Ash, and was, for many years, in charge of the Experimental Department.

Outboard Marine, which includes Evinrude, was formed in 1936, and a few years later Mr. Watkins became Chief Engineer.

In 1950, he was asked to develop a central research organization and his efforts since then have been devoted to its management.

He is a prolific inventor and holder of many patents, and is a member of the Research Advisory Committee of Marquette University, and of The University of Wisconsin Research and Development Advisory Committee. He was instrumental in setting up the Evinrude Scholarship program.




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