Hometown: Miller, SD
Melvin L. Manning earned an M.S. degree in electrical engineering and his College Teachers Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh after graduating from SDSC. He taught at Cornell University and at the Illinois Institute of Technology before becoming a Professor of Electrical Engineering at SDSC. He served as Dean of the College of Engineering from 1958 to 1966. In industry, he worked as a Development Engineer-Transformers with the Westinghouse Electric Co. and as Development Engineer with the McGraw-Edison Co. Dean Manning was a life fellow of IEEE and a life member of Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi and ASEE. He was a recognized authority in the field of transformers and served as a transformer consultant.