Interview with PAC World guru Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III

Interview with PAC World guru Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III

PAC World:  When and where were you born?
E.S.: Evanston, Illinois, 1947.

PAC World:  Where did you go to school?
E.S.: I attended the public schools in Northbrook Illinois. I graduated from Glenbrook North High School in 1965.

PAC World:  Who do you think is the person that had the most influence on you when you were growing up? 
E.S:  My father.

PAC World:  Do you remember anything from your childhood related to your long family tradition that you think contributed to you becoming an engineer?
E.S.: My dad was always building something, fixing something, doing something, and I was always there learning.

PAC World:  Did you have any specific interests while you were in school?
E.S.: Math, Chemistry, Physics, English, Grammar, and Swimming.

PAC World:  Why did you decide to continue your education?
E.S.:  I wanted to take science, math, technology and try to make the world a little better.

PAC World:  How did you choose which University to go to?
E.S.:  My grandfather went to Purdue, and it's a great engineering school.

PAC World:   Did you study electric power systems or protection while in college?
E.S.:  Not at Purdue, but I did later at Washington State University.

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