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Reynolds, Douglas D.


Dr. Douglas Reynolds was born July 12, 1943 and was raised in Pekin, Illinois. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, and his master’s and doctorate degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. Reynolds moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1983 and joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) engineering faculty that same year. Reynolds' primary specialty was mechanical vibration and acoustics. He taught machine design, kinematics and dynamics, and courses in mechanical vibration and acoustics. He wrote a textbook in the early 1980's entitled "Engineering Principles of Acoustics." Reynolds was chief United States delegate and chairman of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for ISO, or International Standards Organization.