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Charles E. Wilson

Charles E. Wilson, mechanical engineer, writer, consultant. Registered professional engineer, New Jersey. National Defense fellow United States Air Force, 1956, Atomic Energy Commission fellow Cornell University, 1959, National Aeronautics and Space Administration fellow Stanford University, 1964-1965, National Science Foundation fellow Polytechnic University, 1968-1969.

Background

  • Son of Charles Elmer Paul and Carrie Mildred Wilson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1953; Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1958; Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics, New York University, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University, 1970.

    Career

    • Engineer Otis Elevator Company, New York City, 1953-1954, Bendix Corporation, Teterboro, New Jersey, 1956. Professor New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, 1956—2003. Consultant in field.

      Expert witness various courts and boards, New Jersey, since 1975. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1962, Newburgh New York.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, New Jersey.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member, past chair Natural Resources Advisory Committee, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, since 1971. With United States Air Force, 1954-1956. Member American Association of University Professors, Institute Noise Control Engineering (board certified), Montclair Society Engineers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, swimming, skate-sailing, skiing, kayaking.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Frieda Weisenbacher, August 17, 1958. Children: Susan Cuthbert, Laura Porter, Jennifer Chrysson.
    • child: Susan Cuthbert Wilson
    • child: Laura Porter Wilson
    • child: Jennifer Chrysson Wilson
    • mother: Carrie Mildred Wilson
    • spouse: Elizabeth Frieda Weisenbacher
    • father: Charles Elmer Paul
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    • 1953
      New Jersey Institute of Technology
    • 1958
      New Jersey Institute of Technology
    • 1962
      New York University
    • 1970
      Polytechnic University
    • 1953 - 1954
      Engineer, Otis Elevator Company
    • 1956
      Engineer, Otis Elevator Company
    • 1956 - 2003
      professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology