Donald T. Greenwood, DEng


Donald Greenwood

Title: Aerospace Engineering Educator

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Donald T. Greenwood, DEng, Aerospace Engineering Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineering.

Dr. Greenwood grew up with a firsthand experience of the engineering world, going into the field in the footsteps of his father.  In addition to working in the field at such prestigious organizations like Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (now Lockheed Martin Cooperation), Dr. Greenwood enjoyed preparing future generations of engineering professionals as an educator. After many years of teaching, he has enjoyed the Professor Emeritus title at the University of Michigan since 1994. He served as a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the institution from 1963 up until receiving the emeritus status. He originally joined the institution as a faculty member in 1956.

Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Dr. Greenwood taught at the University of Southern California. One of his earliest positions was working as an engineer with Engineering Research Associates. Dr. Greenwood prepared for this career by first earning a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering at the California Institute of Technology in 1944. He continued at the institute to receive a Master of Science in physics. Following this, he received a DEng in electrical engineering in 1951. Dr. Greenwood honorably served with the US Naval Reserve from 1943 to 1946.

Dr. Greenwood’s contributions to the field have also been in the arena of published works. In 2003, he contributed to “Advanced Dynamics.” He has previously contributed to “Principles of Dynamics,” “Classical Dynamics” and “Computer Handbook.” In order to maintain connected to the industry, Dr. Greenwood has remained affiliated with such organizations as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the AIAA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi and The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. Dr. Greenwood has been included in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and Who’s Who in the Midwest.

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