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Walter Earlie Oliver Jr. Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Oliver has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of engineering

Walter Earlie Oliver Jr. has distinguished himself in the field of engineering as a senior systems programmer and assistant professor at Howard University.

    FORESTVILLE, MD, January 22, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Walter Earlie Oliver Jr. with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Oliver celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Oliver has distinguished himself in the field of engineering as a senior systems programmer and assistant professor at Howard University. He initially became interested in electronics at a young age, his precocious curiosity regarding engineering first inspired by the gift of a toy train set. In his subsequent academic efforts, Mr. Oliver graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1973, and further attained a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1976.

From 1973 until 1974, Mr. Oliver found success as an engineering instructor at Litton Data Systems of Van Nuys, California. He joined the faculty of his alma mater, Howard University, in 1976, where he rose to the position of the director of the Computer Learning and Design Center between 1981 and 1985. Mr. Oliver concurrently became a consultant for Technology Associates Inc. in 1981, and an engineering curriculum consultant for Morgan State University in 1984. Between 1985 and 1989, Mr. Oliver served with the American Red Cross as a Technical Project Leader in establishing and conducting the system test plans for software applications that managed blood transfusions. Currently, Mr. Oliver continues to develop and integrate software applications for Howard University's Enterprise Technology Services Department.

Mr. Oliver is a frequent writer of articles for professional journals and has been invited to speak and present at numerous conferences and symposia in his field. Furthermore, he is a contributing author to "The Brotherhood of Drew Hall," published in 2013. Among other honors, he is a grantee of Hewlett Packard and Data General Corporation. Mr. Oliver is a member of the volunteer organization, Foundation 4 Heroes that visits mostly hospitals where children and veterans can see us dressed up as the superheroes they've come to enjoy.

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