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Williams, Marion

Marion L. Williams, PhD received his Bacheor’s Degree from Texas A&M (Aeronautical Engineering) in 1956, his Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico (Mechanical Engineering) in 1967, and his Doctorate (Industrial Engineering and Management) from Oklahoma State University in 1971. He was a lieutenant in the US Air Force, working as a weapons system engineer and Aerodynamicist at the Sandia Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM; Operations Research Analyst, JCS Joint TaskForce II, Senior Scientist, SHAPE Technical Center, The Hague, Netherlands; Chief Scientist and Technical Director (Senior Executive Service), Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Kirtland AFB, NM; as well as a Staff Research Member at the Institute for Defense Analysis. He was President of the International Test and Evaluation Society; President of the Military Operations Research Society; Dr. Williams was also awarded the Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank Award and the Air Force Analyst Lifetime Achievement Award.