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George O. Williams

Professor of Science

Ph.D., Physics, State University of New York at Albany, 1981

B.S., Physics and Mathematics, State University of New York at Albany, 1979

Appointments at Webb Institute:
Professor, 2014 - Present
Associate Professor, 2007 - 2014
Adjunct Professor, 2001 - 2007

Other Academic Experience:
Adjunct Professor, Concentration in Finance, Graduate School of Business, Polytechnic University, 1997 - 1999
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Manhattan College, 1988 - 1991
University Instructional Specialist, Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1987 - 1988
Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, State University of New York at Albany, 1985 - 1987
Research Assistant Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 1981 - 1985
Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, Manhattan College, 1981 - 1983

Other Professional Experience:
Chief Financial Officer, SanSail Group, 2012 - Present
Director of Research, MEK Securities LLC, 2000 - 2007
Senior Vice President, Lehman Brothers Inc., 1998 - 2000
Principal, Andrew Kalotay Associates Inc., 1990 - 1997
Machinists Mate Third Class, instructor with the Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, 1973 - 1976

Courses Taught, 2002 to Present:
General Chemistry
Physics II
Numerical Methods
Probability and Statistics 
Thesis direction
Free electives in finance and automotive technology

Professional Development Activities:
Audited NA-III, Resistance and Propulsion, Fall 2007

Professional Memberships:

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Additional Duties Beyond Teaching, 2002 to Present:

Investment Committee Member
Library Committee, 2007 - Present
Faculty Secretary

Service Beyond Webb Institute:
Director, The Long Island Shetland Sheepdog Rescue, Inc., a 501.c(3) corporation