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Dr. W. Dale Compton
1929-2017
Dr. W. Dale Compton
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Lillian M. Gilbreth Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering, Emeritus, Purdue University
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  • 1981
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
  • Materials
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  • 1981
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
  • Materials
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  • 1981
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
  • Materials
Memorial Tribute

BY LEAH H. JAMIESON AND ABHIJIT DESHMUKH

WALTER DALE COMPTON, former vice president of research at Ford Motor Company, Lillian M. Gilbreth Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, and former home secretary of ...

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Election Citation
Exceptional leadership in developing advanced automotive technologies, individual achievements in engineering physics, and innovative contributions in promoting university-industry relations.