Dr. Clayton R. Paul Scholarship Fund

Dr. Clayton R. PaulThe Electromagnetic Capability (EMC) community has lost an icon. Educator and author Dr. Clayton R. Paul passed away June 27, 2012 at the age of 70. He was born on September 6, 1941 in Macon, Georgia. He earned his BSE in Electrical Engineering at the Citadel in 1963, his MS in Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech in 1964 and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Purdue in 1970. After serving on a Post Doctoral Fellowship at Rome Air Development Center (1970-1971), he went on to teach at the University of Kentucky, where he eventually retired in 1998. After leaving Kentucky, Dr. Paul moved home to Macon and to the Mercer University School of Engineering, where he again retired in 2012.

During his 49 year teaching career, Dr. Paul published 19 textbooks, a prodigious amount of work that represents a valuable contribution to engineering and was a beloved professor to many engineering students at Mercer. Dr. Paul's last publication was Transmission Lines in Digital Systems for EMC Practitioners (Wiley 2012). He also published over 200 technical papers. Many focused on his favorite subject of partial inductance and shield terminations.

Dr. Paul was a Life Fellow of the IEEE, and Honorary Life Member of the IEEE EMC Society and was awarded the prestigious 2005 IEEE Electromagnetics Award. He was also award the IEEE EMC Society's Hall of Fame Award in 2011.Contributions to the Clayton R. Paul Memorial Scholarship Fund may be made in his memory to:

University Advancement
Clayton R. Paul Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Mercer University
Macon, GA 31207