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.
John J. 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
(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)
Common Heritage Corporation
Elected in 1970 for contributions to the development of sea-based deterrence, deep-submergence vessels, and ocean technology.
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
(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.
(Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics 1956)
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
(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
(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.
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.