Biography

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Leopold (Lee) A. Whiteman, Jr. received his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He combines his love of photography and music to create several musical photographic essays. Lee's photographs of musicians have been featured at the:

He is a contributing member of the Washington Township Council of the Arts in New Jersey, and a member of The Princeton Photography Club. He sites as his photographic influences Gordon Parks, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, James Van Der Zee, and Moneta Sleet. Lee Whiteman was a member of the Metropolitan Trenton African American Chamber of Commerce (MTAACC).

From 1975 through 1984, Lee Whiteman used a Yashica Electro AX for his photography - he stole it from his father while in college. In 1984, he switched to a Pentax K1000 and a Pentax Super ME - he borrowed this from his wife. In 2009, he acquired a Pentax K20D and is currently using it. He has used a variety of lenses from 18 mm Wide Angle to a 500 mm Telephoto.

Yashica Electro AX
Pentax K1000
Pentax ME Super
Pentax K20D
Yashica Electro AX
Pentax K1000
Pentax Super ME
Pentax K20D

Lee Whiteman is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), from the Project Management Institute. He has been employed by GE Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, American Competitiveness Institute, The Washington Post, PM Solutions, L-3 Communications, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, AmeriHealth Caritas, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and Verizon serving in Engineering and Project Management functions. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) from the Scrum Alliance, and earned the ITIL III Foundation Certification.

Lee Whiteman has performed training to engineers and operators on various electronics manufacturing processes. Lee was an active participant in the 2001 Lead Free Components Focus Group and the 2002 JCAA / JG-PP Lead Free Soldering Program, both of which won Soldertec’s Lead Free Soldering Award in 2002 and 2006 respectively. He has organized several SMTA International Conference sessions on Lead Free Soldering, and hosted the 2005 Lead Free Soldering Summit for Aerospace Electronics Applications at the American Competitiveness Institute. He has written and presented papers on Logistics, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Lead Free Soldering, Wave Soldering, Electronic Packaging, and Project Management.