Clayton Dohrenwend

Clayton O. Dohrenwend

1909

Born May 20, 1909 in New Britain, Connecticut

1931

C.E. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1931-1937

Instructor - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1932

Married Ruth Evans of New Britain, CT

1936

M.C.E. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1937

M.Sc. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1937-1939

Instructor - Armour Institute of Technology and Research (Illinois Institute of Technology)

1939-1941

Assistant Professor of civil engineering and mechanics - University of Connecticut

1940

Ph.D. University of Michigan

1941-1945

Division Chairman - Armour Research Foundation

1945-1946

Head of the Department of Mechanics - Illinois Institute of Technology

1946-1949

Assistant Director of Research - Midwest Research Institute

1949-1957

Head of the Department of Mechanics - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1952

Named Director of the newly formed Graduate School

1957-1958

Dean of the Graduate School - RPI

1958-1959

Dean of the School of Science - RPI

1959-1971

Vice President and Provost - RPI

1971

Retired to Sun City, AZ

1976

Recipient of the Demers Medal

1986

Died May 13, 1986 in Sun City, AZ

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