National Academy of Engineering Members Who Are Alumni and Faculty of The University of Iowa College of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering was established in 1964, under the U. S. Congressional Charter granted to the National Academy of Sciences, as a parallel organization of outstanding engineers. Selection as a member by the National Academy of Engineers is highly regarded as the highest possible honor for an engineer in the U. S. 

Following are current members of the National Academy of Engineering who are alumni and faculty of The University of Iowa College of Engineering. 

Alumni

John J. Cassidy

John Cassidy

(Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1964)
Consultant in Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineering
Elected in 1994 for energy leadership and application.

Edmund Y. S. Chao

Edmund Y. S. Chao

(Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1971)
Riley Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Elected in 1998 for development of rigorous biomechanical models for functional analysis of human limbs and limb-salvage procedures in cancer patients.

John P. Craven

(Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1951)
President
Common Heritage Corporation

Elected in 1970 for contributions to the development of sea-based deterrence, deep-submergence vessels, and ocean technology.

Richard E. Emmert

Richard E. Emmert

(B.S. in Chemical Engineering 1951)
Retired Vice President
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

Elected in 1985 for outstanding engineering research, administration of engineering work, and corporate planning in the chemical industry.

Abdel-Aziz A. Fouad

Abdel-Aziz A. Fouad

(M.S. in Electrical Engineering 1953)
Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Emeritus
Iowa State University

Elected in 1996 for contributions to the analysis of the dynamics, stability, and control of electric power.

Michel Hug

Michel Hug

(Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1956)
Independent Consultant
Elected in 1979 for contributions and leadership in engineering research in hydraulics as applied to power stations and in planning and execution of the nuclear power plant program of France.

William B. Morgan

William B. Morgan

(M.S. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1951)
Head, Hydromechanics Directorate
David Taylor Model Basin, Carderock Division

Elected in 1992 for technical leadership improving performance, quieting, and design of advanced marine propulsion systems, and development of large modern propulsion testing facilities.

Nelson L. de Sousa-Pinto

Nelson deSousa-Pinto

(M.S. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1959)
Consulting Civil and Hydraulic Engineer
Elected in 1995 for solutions to resolve cavitation from high-velocity flows, together with contributions to and international leadership in hydropower design.

 

Faculty

Jerald L. Schnoor

Jerald L. Schnoor

Allen S. Henry Chair of Engineering
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of Iowa

Elected in 1999 for research and engineering leadership in development, validation, and utilization of mathematical models for global environmental decision-making.