Charles E. McQueary

Charles McQueary

B.S. M.E., 1962, M.S. M.E., 1964, Ph.D, 1966
President, Advanced Technology Systems, Lucent Technologies, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.

After earning his bachelor's degree from UT Austin, Dr. Charles E. McQueary entered graduate school with a NASA fellowship. Upon completion of his graduate studies at UT Austin, he joined Bell Laboratories as a member of its technical staff.

He was selected to head the Missile Operations Department for the SAFEGUARD Antiballistic Missile Test Program, based at Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands in 1971. He transferred to Great Britain in 1973 and headed Bell Laboratories' Field Operations Department in support of a Navy oceanographic research station. From 1983 through 1987, he was the director of Undersea Systems Development Lab.

Dr. McQueary was the vice president of AT&T's Federal Systems Advanced Technology Division from 1987 to 1993. He became president of Advanced Technology Systems (ATS) of Lucent Technologies in 1994. For five consecutive years an ATS team has received the Bell Labs President's Quality Award, the highest Bell Labs award that can be achieved by a design team.

He is an executive board member of the recently combined National Security Industrial Association and the American Defense Preparedness Association, and the Navy Undersea Museum Foundation. He is a past chairman of the Undersea Warfare Systems Division of ADPA. He is currently a member of the Navy League Industrial Executive Board, the Navy Submarine League and the Electronics Industries Association. He is a former member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

He is on the board of directors for United Way of Greensboro, N.C., and is a member of the chamber of commerce there. He is also a member of the Greensboro Development Council.

His involvement with UT Austin includes membership on the Engineering Foundation Advisory Council, and service on the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Visiting Committee. He is also a Friend of Alec.

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