Transcript of 2013 Oral Interview
from the Texas Tech University’s Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Oral History Program
This interview features Texas Tech engineering professor, James McDonald. McDonald discusses his career at Texas Tech in the Department of Engineering and his research on structural damage from natural disasters. Furthermore, McDonald worked as a consultant for storm damage and was instrumental in reworking the Fujita scale. McDonald, along with Kishor Mehta, established the McDonald-Mehta Lecture Series.
Length of Interview: 01:25:21
Karl Hoitsma, P.E. (khoitsma)