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Venable, Wallace

Emeritus Associate Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ed.D., West Virginia University, 1972 (Engineering Education)
M.S.E.S., University of Toledo, 1964 (Engineering Science)
B.A., Cornell University, 1962 (Physics)

Born Pittsburgh, PA, moved to Morgantown, WV in 1964. I am
active in boating education, sternwheel boat building and research.
While on the regular WVU Faculty I taught Engineering Mechanics, Machine
Design, Freshman Engineering, Instrumentation, and Engineering
Education. I currently teach senior citizens and community classes.

Research Interests

Glass, History, Rivers, Riverboats

Teaching Interests

History of Technology
Glass History and Technology
Monongahela River
Safe Boating

Service and Outreach

Technical Director and Webmaster, Upper Monongahela River Association
Webmaster, Monongahela River Recreation and Commerce Committee, Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce
Riverfront Museums, Inc., Morgantown, WV

Professional Societies

American Society for Engineering Education - Fellow
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Life Member (Old Guard)