Keith M Williamson is a professor of both Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology at Virginia State University. His publications and research interests span a range of topics including phase change processes and Friction Stir Welding technology.
Before joining academia, Williamson served as a naval architect and electronics engineer for the Department of the Navy. He was awarded the Civilian Service Medal for his efforts during Desert Storm. Williamson holds the doctorate in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and the bachelors, also in mechanical engineering, from Bucknell University