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  Career Tech Champion J Mays
Mays was responsible for redesigning the new Volkswagen Beetle and his concept for the Ford Thunderbird made its debut at the 1999 North American International Auto Show.
Mays was also employed by BMW in Germany where he worked on exterior design proposals for the BMW 5 and 8 series.
Mays said his vocational training not only gave him a good foundation for college, but it was also a change of pace from regular high school classes.
www.okcareertech.org /pio/champs/mays.htm   (500 words)

  
 Ford Motor Company - J Mays
J Mays is the Group Vice President and Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motor Company, responsible for shaping the design direction of Ford, Mazda, Mercury, Lincoln, Volvo, Jaguar, and Land Rover.
Mays joined the company and was elected to his present position on Oct. 1, 1997.
Mays was born Oct. 15, 1954 in Pauls Valley, Okla.
www.ford.com /en/innovation/design/designTeam/jMays.htm   (399 words)

  
 Tennessee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers - J.F.B. MAYS
Mays was a self-reliant, self-made man. By his own exertions and perseverance he made his way through eight years of college work, educating at the same time a half-brother and a half-sister.
Mays went to Florida for the benefit of the climate to his impaired health, and spent the last years of his life in that state.
Mays, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Apopka," bear this testimony: "Our brother enlisted in the service of his Master early in life, and illustrated in his life and death the loveliness there is in the religion of Jesus.
www.knoxcotn.org /tnbaptists/mays_jfb.htm   (982 words)

  
 Prof. Jimmy Mays
These groups may be used to attach things to the nanotubes or to promote interactions between the nanotubes and some matrix in which they are dispersed.
Mays received his B.S. degree in polymer science from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Ph.D. degree in polymer science at the University of Akron.
Dr. Mays moved to Tennessee in 2002 to accept a joint appointment at the University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
www.chem.utk.edu /mays.html   (930 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - J Mays has his ways with wheels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
J Mays, 48, vice president of vehicle design at Ford Motor, has become a celebrity — at least among auto enthusiasts.
Mays — whose parents named him just J after his grandfather SJ Mays — grew up in Maysville, Okla., a rural town established by his ancestors and where his brother still runs a cattle ranch.
After graduation, Mays went to work for Volkswagen and Audi in Germany, where he made his name with the design for the New Beetle, successor to the iconic little car that millions of Americans once drove.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2003-06-16-jmays_x.htm   (951 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for J Mays
Mays is point man for new ideas.(J. Mays, Ford Motor Co.'s vice president of design, hires creative designers)(Brief Article)
J Mays' strong auto show is good news for Ford.(News)(Ford Motor Co. shows several new car designs at the Detroit auto show)
Ford Names J Mays Group Vice President of Design; * Elevating the leadership of the Design organization underscores the importance Ford places on vehicle design.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=J+Mays   (531 words)

  
 J Mays Information
J Mays (born October 15, 1954 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, USA) is currently the Group Vice President of Design and Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motor Company.
Mays is known for his "retrofuturistic" cars designs that put a futuristic spin on classics like the Volkswagen Beetle and Ford Thunderbird.
Mays’ design philosophy and a cross-section of his vehicles were the subject of an exhibition called "Retrofuturism: The Car Design of J Mays" at the Geffen Contemporary of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in November 2002.
www.bookrags.com /J_Mays   (574 words)

  
 2000 Mercury Sable: J. Mays
J Mays is vice president-Design, Ford Automotive Operations.
Mays joined Ford and was elected to his present position October 1, 1997.
Following graduation in 1980 from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Mays began his career as an exterior designer with Audi AG in Ingolstadt, Germany, where he was recognized for the design of the Audi 80.
webevents.broadcast.com /mercury/2000Sable/mays.html   (281 words)

  
 J Mays, Ford Motor Company, vice president of Design
J Mays is Ford Motor Company, vice president of Design, responsible for shaping the design direction of Ford, Mazda, Mercury, Lincoln, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin.
Mays joined Ford and was elected to his present position Oct. 1, 1997.
Mays' design career will be the subject of an exhibition called "Retrofuturism: The Car Design of J Mays" at the Geffen Contemporary of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in November 2002.
www.carlist.com /conceptcars/jmays.html   (481 words)

  
 DIKE BLAIR | Writing
Mays currently oversees the design of Ford's 7 brands (Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Mazda, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Volvo car) and his imprint is just beginning to be seen.
In talking with Mays by phone, I was struck not only by his intelligence and his ability to articulate his design philosophy, but by his ability to combine corporate loyalty with the integrity of his design philosophy.
Mays: Well, everything that you touch, smell, or hear has to be in line with the brand, but it also has to be a quality experience.
www.thing.net /~lilyvac/writing23.html   (2072 words)

  
 Car Design of J Mays Exhibit Opens in Los Angeles - 2002-11-16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
J Mays is responsible for the redesigned Volkswagen beetle and the new Ford Thunderbird, among other models.
Other so-called concept cars may never go into production, including a sleek fl model, inspired by the 1940s and called the "49." "If you do it [design] out of the mindset of the late 40s, the "49" that we have on display here is a good example," says J Mays.
Mays and some of his colleagues at other car companies, like those who designed the Chrysler PT Cruiser, have moved beyond conventional notions of what is fashionable.
www.voanews.com /english/archive/2002-11/a-2002-11-16-19-i-Car.cfm   (785 words)

  
 Chargers.com - News » Headlines » Running back P.J. Mays signs
Mays, 5-9, 222, is a rookie from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio where he rushed for 3,374 yards and 41 touchdowns during his career.
Mays began his collegiate career at the University of Cincinnati where he earned a spot on Conference USA’s All-Freshman team in 1999.
Mays was born July 17, 1980 in Youngstown.
www.chargers.com /news/headlines/news-105332760020254.htm   (208 words)

  
 Q&A: Ford’s J Mays - The Car Connection
One thing is for certain, J (never Jay or even J.) Mays, with fifteen production and concept cars on the recent Detroit auto show stand, is on the hot seat in Dearborn as Ford tries to regain its profit footing by mid-decade through aggressive cost cutting and a generation of new product.
MAYS: I think that's why there is such a detail orientation on Audi and BMW because you have the time as designers to do it.
MAYS: Not only did we not take it seriously, we were about to hand it over to suppliers to do.
www.thecarconnection.com /index.asp?article=5726&pf=1   (1836 words)

  
 Augusta Georgia: opinion@ugusta: Why not Carrie J. Mays Civic Center? 06/07/00
Mays was a leader, a politician, a businesswoman and a friend.
Mays was the first woman elected to the city council in Augusta.
Mays lay in her bed sick after giving her life for family and community for some 17 years.
chronicle.augusta.com /stories/060700/opi_032-6840.shtml   (366 words)

  
 J Mays promoted to Group Vice President of Design for Ford Motor Company
July 22, 2003 - J Mays, Vice President of Design at Ford Motor Company since he was appointed to that position on October 1, 1997, has been named Vice President Design, effective August 1, 2003.
Mays’ promotion was made known at the same time as Ford appointed a new Group Vice President responsible for finance, but this was only a replacement, whereas Mays’ position is new and this promotion makes the number of Group Vice Presidents swell to eight.
One cannot help wondering wheather this emphasis on Mays’ design role, and the timing of the promotion, is totally unconnected with the soon-to-come General Motors announcement about their next head of design.
archive.cardesignnews.com /news/2003/030722ford-jmays/index.html   (310 words)

  
 J. Mays / Automotive Designer - Design/Designer Information
One of J. Mays chief criticisms of his fellow automotive designers is that they design to impress their peers rather than the public.
In his role as vice-president of design at the Ford Motor Company, Mays is trying to change that by encouraging his global design team network to absorb and express the same influences as designers in other areas: from furniture and fashion to architecture.
Mays also broke with industry tradition by commissioning a designer with no previous automotive experience - Marc Newson - to create a concept car, the Ford 021C.
www.designmuseum.org /design/j-mays   (919 words)

  
 Ford's New Design Chief J.C. Mays takes over as Jack Telnack retires
Mays - his friends and associates simply call him "J" - allows that despite his lofty new position he expects to remain a "hands-on" designer.
Mays and those who know the tall Oklahoman with the closely cropped hair concur that his "people" strengths also made him an attractive candidate.
Mays regards AVUS as his favorite car of those he helped design, while Concept 1 was the most fun.
waw.wardsauto.com /ar/auto_fords_new_design   (2831 words)

  
 Feature Article - J Mays and The Importance Of The Story - 01/07
Mays admits that it isn’t all that it could have been, or should have been: “It’s just lacking in the emotional appeal that we should have put into it.
Born in 1954 in Pauls Valley, OK, J Mays went to the University of Oklahoma where, as is often mentioned, he studied journalism.
Although there is a lot of attention placed on individuals like Mays because he is at the pinnacle of his organization, he fully admits that he takes an approach that worked well for a former chairman of the board, or, more precisely, The Chairman of the Board: “It’s the Sinatra approach.
www.autofieldguide.com /articles/010702.html   (1113 words)

  
 Masters of Design: J Mays
It's tempting to look at J Mays's highest-profile car designs--the Volkswagen New Beetle, the 2002 Ford Thunderbird, and now the 2005 Ford Mustang--and peg him as a guy whose specialty is reinventing the past.
In Manhattan for the International Auto Show, Mays, who manages to look cool enough for downtown yet retain the genial manner of his native Oklahoma, says the car most emblematic of his design philosophy was the sleek Avus Quattro concept model, which he designed while working in Europe for Audi AG.
Mays plans to work his magic on Jaguar, one of the company's premier brands in a portfolio that also includes Aston Martin and Land Rover.
www.fastcompany.com /magazine/83/mod_mays.html   (720 words)

  
 AutomoBear.com - 2006 Lincoln Zephyr strives for wider appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mays again features in that the front bumper, like the rear, is near-flush - thanks to a layer of polycarbonate/ polyester plastic composite, placed behind the front fascia and absorbing sufficient energy in a collision so as to not require a protruding bumper
The first indication that Zephyr differs from the strictest of Mays' geometric approaches is the appearance of brightwork: grille, waterline, wheels, and rear badging are coated in chrome, the car drawing attention to itself as has been Lincoln tradition.
Mays again features in that the front bumper, like the rear, is near-flush – thanks to a layer of polycarbonate/ polyester plastic composite, placed behind the front fascia and absorbing sufficient energy in a collision so as to not require a protruding bumper.
www.automobear.com /2006LincolnZephyrStrivesForWiderAppeal.html   (3501 words)

  
 Ford Design VP J Mays to Be Featured in Los Angeles Museum Exhibition
Retrofuturism: The Car Design of J Mays is the first comprehensive museum exhibition devoted to the work of an American automobile designer.
It will also include the public unveiling of Mays' most recent concept car, the Ma, which is conceived as a kit of parts to be assembled into a futuristic hot rod.
"Mays' incorporation of retrofuturism into his creative process has enabled him to draw from the past and design for the future, while remaining firmly grounded in the present," said Hodge.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/11-01-2002/0001833076&EDATE=   (349 words)

  
 M. Leila Mays - research
Mays, W. Horton, J. Kozyra, T. Zurbuchen, C. Huang, and E. Spencer, Effect of Interplanetary Shocks on the AL and Dst Indices, Geophysical Research Letters, submitted 2007.
Spencer, W. Horton, M. Mays, I. Doxas, and J. Kozyra, Analysis of the 3-7 October 2000 and 15-24 April 2002 Geomagnetic Storms with an Optimized Nonlinear Dynamical Model, submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, 2006.
Mays, J. Pratt, E. Spencer, W. Horton, Effect of Magnetic Clouds and IP Shocks on AL and Dst Indices, Fall AGU poster, 2005.
www.ph.utexas.edu /~lmays   (381 words)

  
 Neural control of vergence eye movements: neurons encoding vergence velocity -- Mays et al. 56 (4): 1007 -- Journal of ...
J Neurophysiol, May 1, 2005; 93(5): 2415 - 2434.
J Neurophysiol, May 1, 2005; 93(5): 2797 - 2808.
J Neurophysiol, May 1, 2002; 87(5): 2421 - 2433.
jn.physiology.org /cgi/content/abstract/56/4/1007   (1024 words)

  
 Amazon.fr : Retrofuturism: The Car Design of J Mays: Livres en anglais: Frank O. Gehry,Brooke Hodge,Dennis Keeley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The man behind the new VW Beetle, J Mays is considered one of the most revolutionary designers in the history of the automobile.
Mays approaches not only the design of the automobile itself, but also its branding and identity.
J Mays is vice president of design at Ford Motor Company.
www.amazon.fr /Retrofuturism-Car-Design-J-Mays/dp/0789308223   (370 words)

  
 VWvortex Forums: autoextremist absolutely RIPS j. mays.
Mays joins in the chorus blaming Ford's built-in design constraints and bureaucratic processes as the reason for Ford's lackluster design performance, I have to ask a few questions of him at this juncture.
With J. Mays at the helm, the ford 500 is basically his vision for a B6 passat.
Mays, if he is indeed the "front man" type of designer that he is reputed to be, is v.
forums.vwvortex.com /zerothread?id=2202384   (3898 words)

  
 Mustang Feature Article at the Chrome Pony - Mustang site
Oh, and J Mays is appointed Chief Creative Officer for the entire company and is moving to London, England to oversee global design operations from there.
Public support for Mays' move and it's importance to the company was made known by Ford's higher-ups.
It may also be that Ford is preparing to, or is in the process of, writing a new chapter for the European market.
www.thechromepony.com /Article1-05.html   (606 words)

  
 Methylation-Spanning Linker Libraries Link Gene-Rich Regions and Identify Epigenetic Boundaries in Zea mays -- Yuan et ...
Dubcovsky, J., Ramakrishna, W., SanMiguel, P.J., Busso, C.S., Yan, L., Shiloff, B.A., and Bennetzen, J.L. Comparative sequence analysis of colinear barley and rice bacterial artificial chromosomes.
Llaca, V. and Messing, J. Amplicons of maize zein genes are conserved within genic but expanded and constricted in intergenic regions.
Vicient, C.M., Suoniemi, A., Anamthawat-Jónsson, K., Tanskanen, J., Beharav, A., Nevo, E., and Schulman, A.H. Retrotransposon BARE-1 and its role in genome evolution in the genus Hordeum.
www.genome.org /cgi/content/full/12/9/1345   (3197 words)

  
 MPCCN: Celina Janette Mays
Celina may have worn a red coat at the time she departed from her residence.
Another of Celina's relatives somewhat supports C. J.'s theory, telling the press that he believed she was murdered by the baby's father in order to prevent his identity from being revealed.
One of C. J.'s friends claimed to have seen her near Lions Mountain, New York later in 2000, but the incident was not confirmed.
www.angelfire.com /mi3/mpccn/mays.html   (808 words)

  
 Joe Mays Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
The Seattle Mariners sent Joe Mays (October 9, 1997) and Jeromy Palki (minors) (October 9, 1997) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.
May 17, 2006: Released by the Kansas City Royals.
May 19, 2006: Signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
www.baseball-reference.com /m/maysjo01.shtml   (620 words)

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