Title: Electrical Engineer, Educator
Company: George Washington University
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Edward Della Torre, DSc, Electrical Engineer and Educator at George Washington University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering and higher education.
Drawing upon more than 60 years of industry experience, Dr. Della Torre is a distinguished figure in the fields of engineering and higher education. Since 1982, he has been serving George Washington University, having previously served Wayne State University from 1979 to 1982 and McMaster University from 1968 to 1979. Prior to these illustrious roles, he was involved with the Solid State Physics Laboratory at Bell Telephone Laboratories from 1967 to 1968. He commenced his career in the electrical engineering department at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in 1956.
A fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Dr. Della Torre has contributed 285 articles to professional journals and authored two books, “Magnetic Bubbles” in 1975 and “Electromagnetic Field” in 1969. Serving on the board of directors of the IEEE since 2007, he has also been vice president of the Magnetic Society of the IEEE since 1997. He has further been affiliated with the American Physical Society, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu and Sigma Xi.
A patentee in the field, Dr. Della Torre pursued higher education in his youth, having earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, now known as the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, in 1954. He went on to attend Princeton University, where he received a Master of Electrical Engineering in 1956. Thereafter, he obtained a Master of Science in physics from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in 1961. He concluded his education in 1964, earning a Doctor of Science from Columbia University.
As a testament to his profound success in the field, Dr. Della Torre has been highlighted in myriad editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the East. Looking toward the future, he intends on retiring from George Washington University and continuing his pursuit of writing.
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