Legacy of Action:
Professor Arthur S. Weaver
Professor Emeritus of Engineering Mechanics
Art Weaver was born in Bedford, Massachusetts and obtained a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and an M.S. degree from the University of Maine. Prior to coming to Michigan Tech he taught at the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Maine and worked as a design engineer for the Eastman Kodak Company. In 1958 he accepted a position at Michigan Tech in the Mechanical Engineering -Engineering Mechanics Department..
In 1961 Weaver earned the Michigan Tech Distinguished Teaching Award. Selected for the honor by the Awards Committee, guided in its choice by the nominations made by senior students, the award recognizes Professor Weaver’s inspirational classroom and laboratory leadership, outstanding grasp and effective presentation of the subject matter, genuine interest in students as individuals, a continuing interest in his students, his teaching, and his profession outside of classes and laboratories and evidence of fairness and integrity. He retired in 1984
Weaver has been a member of the Copper Country Audubon Society. His list of 230 species of Copper Country birds and detailed notes has been compiled in a book titled, “The Birds of Michigan’s Copper Country’ published in 1990.
Arthur S. Weaver, 1966
Arthur S. Weaver, 1972