List of Wayne State University people

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The following is a list of people related to Wayne State University.

Alumni[edit]

Academia[edit]

Broadcasting and journalism[edit]

Business[edit]

Computers, engineering, and technology[edit]

  • Harold Mertz (mechanical engineering), created the standard crash test dummy (Hybrid III)
  • Ali Nasle (electrical engineering), founder of EDSA Micro Corporation; wrote the world’s first digital short circuit program
  • Lawrence Patrick (mechanical and aeronautical engineering), award-winning researcher in the area of automotive passenger safety; served as his own test subject to develop and improve safety systems that included airbags, collapsible steering columns, and automotive safety glass; key researcher in the development of the Wayne State Tolerance Curve, still used for prediction of head injury; vice president for research and development of Libbey Owens Ford Company, the original manufacturer of laminated safety glass

Art and design[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Law[edit]

Literature[edit]

Military[edit]

Adolph McQueen, United States Army Major General; first commander of the Joint Detention Group at Joint Task Force Guantanamo; Deputy Commander of United States Army North

Motion pictures[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Ron Sperski Guitarist Whitesnake,Ratt,Mojo Island

Medicine[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

Honorary graduates[edit]

Faculty and staff[edit]

University presidents[edit]

  1. 1933 - 1942: Frank Cody
  2. 1942 - 1945: Warren E. Bow
  3. 1945 - 1952: David D. Henry
  4. 1952 - 1965: Clarence B. Hilberry[20]
  5. 1965 - 1971: William R. Keast[20]
  6. 1971 - 1978: George E. Gullen, Jr.[20]
  7. 1978 - 1982: Thomas Bonner[20]
  8. 1982 - 1997: David Adamany[20]
  9. 1997 - 2009: Irvin Reid[20]
  10. 2009 - 2010: Jay Noren[20]
  11. 2011 - 2013: Allan Gilmour
  12. 2013 - present: M. Roy Wilson

Board of Governors[edit]

The Board of Governors is chosen by Michigan voters; current board members are: Gary S. Pollard (chair), Paul E. Massaron (vice-chair), Diane L. Dunaskiss, Marilyn Kelly, David A. Nicholson, Sandra Hughes O'Brien, Dana Thompson, and Kim Trent.[21]

Professors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nait.ca/provost.htm
  2. ^ http://www.vims.edu/people/hale_rc/index.php/
  3. ^ http://home.isr.umich.edu/research/researcher-profiles/james-jackson/
  4. ^ http://www.ee.ucla.edu/faculty-kaiser.htm
  5. ^ http://www.seas.ucla.edu/hsseas/faculty/electrical/kaiser.html
  6. ^ Tom Sakely, "Wayne State University commencement ceremonies set for Saturday, May 3, at Tom Adams Field on campus" Wayne State University press release, April 28, 2008.
  7. ^ Staff, "Thousands graduate from Wayne State and Oakland universities" The Detroit News, May 3, 2008
  8. ^ "Pi-Chao Chen *66". Princeton Alumni Weekly. 2005-12-14. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  9. ^ Riley, Rochelle (2013-01-05). "Council Cargle could have worked anywhere, stayed in Detroit". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  10. ^ http://www.irakaufman.com/mobile/detail.php?id=3529
  11. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1702481/bio
  12. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0601469/bio
  13. ^ "Wayne State University". Honors.wayne.edu. Retrieved 2012-09-015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  14. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000643/bio
  15. ^ "NYC: Ex-Muslim to be ordained as rabbi". YNetNews.com. July 7, 2012. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  16. ^ Dunning, Jennifer (February 11, 2005). "Mary Kim Joh, 101, Who Wrote a Korean Anthem, Is Dead". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 
  17. ^ "Michigan Women's Hall of Fame: Shirley E. Schwartz" (PDF). Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  18. ^ Sakely (2008), ibid.
  19. ^ Staff (2008), ibid.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g http://strategicplanning.wayne.edu/pdfs/factbook.pdf p. 7 of 67
  21. ^ http://bog.wayne.edu/members/ (May 18, 2015)
  22. ^ "David H. Gorski, M.D., Ph.D., FACS". Department of Surgery. Wayne State University School of Medicine. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  23. ^ Hopkins, Dianne McAfee (2003). "Grazier, Margaret Hayes". In Marilyn Lea Miller. Pioneers and Leaders in Library Services to Youth: A Biographical Dictionary. Libraries Unlimited. pp. 83–84. ISBN 978-1-59158-028-7. Retrieved December 31, 2015.