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1966: William T Winter served in Malaysia in Kota Bharu, Machang beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer William T Winter can be contacted at wtwinterasyrdedu
Country of Service: Malaysia
Training Group: XIV
Cities you served in: Kota Bharu, Machang
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Taught A and O level physics at Maktab Sultan Ismail. Supervised A and O level exams in Physics, co advised the science club which made a series of impressive rockets.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Graduate Schoiol in Chemistry at SUNY-Syracuse and Syracuse University.
Postdoc at Purdue in Biol Sciences 1973-1977
Professor of Polymer Chemistry -Brooklyn -Polytechnic University 1977-1987 and SUNY -ESF (Syracuse) since 1988.
I have also spent a lot of time working in Grenoble France.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the best preparation for graduate school that I could have possibly had at that stage of my life. It was perhaps the best use I have made of a 2 year period in my life and in many ways I am sorry I did not stay for 2 more years and attempt teaching in the new Malay language science streams that were just starting in Kelantan.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
any others from Kelantan in the 66-68 period.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally posted: February 19, 2005
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