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IEEE Fellow - William Black

William BlackWilliam Z. Black received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1963 and 1964, respectively, and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1967. Since taking his doctorate, he has been at the George W. Woodruff School of mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he is presently Regent's Professor and the Georgia Power Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He has directed a number of EPRI projects relating to ampacity of underground cables and overhead conductors. He is on several IEEE ampacity committees and is a member of CIGRE Committee 22.12 on the thermal behavior of overhead lines. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia.

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The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0405
Phone: (404) 894-3257
FAX: (404) 894-8336

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