Helen E. Grenga
Helen Eva Grenga (1938 - April 14, 2006) was the first full-tenured female engineering professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Early life and education
Grenga first came to Georgia Tech in 1967, working as a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry. In 1968, she held the title of professor of metallurgy. From 1981 to 1982, she was national president of the Society of Women Engineers.
Other roles Grenga held included Director of the Office of Graduate Studies and Research, and Dean of the Office of Academic Affairs. In 2001, Grenga published Movies on the Fantail, ISBN 0-9709110-0-9, about her brother's time on the USS Barr during World War II.
- "Helen E. Grenga Photographs on Women in Engineering". Archives & Records Management. Georgia Tech Library. Retrieved 2011-06-05.
- "Helen Grenga, Tech's first female professor, dies". The Whistle. Georgia Institute of Technology. 2006-04-24. Retrieved 2011-06-05.