JOHN MYRON BRYANT
John Myron Bryant, professor of electrical
engineering, was born on July 10, 1877, in East Templeton, Massachusetts.
He earned a bachelor's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in
1901 and a master's degree from the University of Illinois in 1911.
Professor Bryant worked with the General
Electric Company, the Du Pont Power Company, and the Westinghouse Electric
and Manufacturing Company. He taught at the University of Illinois.
Professor Bryant joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin
in 1914. He was president of the academic board of the United States
school of military aeronautics, located on the UT Austin campus. He
resigned from his position at the University in 1929.
Professor Bryant was a member of the
American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers, and the Illuminating Engineering Society.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa
Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January
18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker
Texas History Center.