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Release: Sept. 3, 1999
Candidates for UI engineering dean to interview on
IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa will
conduct on-campus interviews for the position of dean of the College of Engineering
beginning Tuesday, Sept 7 and continuing throughout the month of September.
Each candidate will meet with students, faculty, staff, alumni and administrators.
The six currently scheduled candidates and the dates of their interviews are:
Allen Cogley, professor and dean of the College
of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, Sept. 7-8.
John Lloyd, professor and director of The Institute
for Global Engineering Education, College of Engineering, Michigan State University,
Barry Butler, professor of mechanical engineering
and interim dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering, Sept. 16-17.
Frank Kulacki, professor of mechanical engineering,
University of Minnesota Institute of Technology, Sept. 20-21.
Anthony Hines, group vice president of Engineering,
Product Development, and Manufacturing Operations, Navistar International
Transportation Corp., Sept. 27-28.
Michael Isaacson, professor and associate dean
for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering, Cornell University,
Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
Allen Cogley joined the West Virginia faculty as professor
and dean in 1995. Previously, he served as professor of mechanical engineering
(1987-95) and departmental head (1987-92) at Kansas State University. Before
that, he was professor and chairman of mechanical engineering (1983-87) at
the University of Alabama, Huntsville and a professor of energy engineering
(1968-83) at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
At West Virginia, he successfully established the
College of Engineering and Mineral Resources from the College of Engineering
and the College of Mineral and Energy Resources by formulating and implementing
new structures, policies and procedures. He also initiated a formal
co-op program in the college with initial placement of 17 co-op students in
He has published widely in professional journals and
has conducted extensive funded research, including the National Science Foundation-funded
acquisition of a high-end visualization computing facility, a joint project
with mathematics, physics and chemistry. Cogley earned his bachelors
degree from Iowa State University in 1962, his masters degree from the
University of Virginia in 1964, and a doctorate from Stanford University in
John Lloyd joined the Michigan State University faculty
in 1983 as professor and chairperson (1983-92) of the department of mechanical
engineering. Before that, he was a professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering
(1970-83) at the University of Notre Dame. In 1990 he was named Michigan State
University Distinguished Professor and in 1997, he became director of The
Institute for Global Engineering Education.
While at Michigan State, he chaired the 1997 American
Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Education Conference and, from 1991
to the present, the MSU Mechanical Engineering International Programs. In
1994 he was a member of the department of athletics NCAA Program Review subcommittee
on Athlete Welfare and Equity Issues.
He has published more than 100 articles in professional
journals and conducted research resulting in three patents. In 1986, he was
elected to the grade of Fellow in the ASME. Lloyd earned his bachelors
degree in 1964, his masters degree in 1966 and his doctorate in 1971,
all from the University of Minnesota.
Barry Butler joined the University of Iowa faculty
in 1984 as assistant professor of mechanical engineering. Additionally, he
has held numerous visiting faculty appointments, including Visiting Faculty
Fellow (1987-88) at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M. He was
named associate professor in 1989, full professor in 1995 and has served as
interim dean in 1999.
At the UI, he has served as associate dean of Academic
Programs (1997-99) and has become a nationally recognized expert in thermal
science and energetic materials. Since 1994 he has served as associate editor
of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Journal of
Propulsion and Power.
He has published extensively in professional journals
and is an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. Butler earned his bachelors
and masters degrees in aeronautical and astronautical engineering in
1979 and 1981, respectively, as well as a doctorate in mechanical engineering
in 1984, all from the University of Illinois.
Frank Kulacki joined the University of Minnesota Institute
of Technology in 1993 as dean (1993-95) and professor of mechanical engineering.
Previously, he served as professor and dean (1986-93) of the Colorado State
University College of Engineering. Before that, he was professor and chairperson
of the department of mechanical engineering (1980-85) at the University of
While at Minnesota, he has served in a variety of
positions, including executive director and chair of the executive committee
of the Technology Based Engineering Education Consortium and member of the
Board on Engineering Education, ASME.
He has published more than 150 articles in professional
journals and is a Fellow of the ASME and a Fellow of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He earned his bachelors degree
in 1963 and his masters degree in 1966 from the Illinois Institute of
Technology and his doctorate in 1971 from the University of Minnesota.
Anthony Hines has been group vice president of Engineering,
Product Development, and Manufacturing Operations for Navistar International
Transportation Corporation since 1999. Before that, he was vice president
of manufacturing (1997-98) at Navistar; senior vice president (1995-97), Honda
of America, Mfg., Inc.; vice president (1992-95) at Honda. Also, he served
as dean of the College of Engineering and Lloyd and Margaret Ketcham Professor
(1987-92) at the University of Missouri, Columbia; and associate dean for
Engineering Research and professor of chemical engineering (1983-87) at Oklahoma
Hines served as a member of the ASEE Corporate Roundtable
(1994-97) and was director of the National Association of Manufacturers (1996-97).
Since 1995, he has served as chairman of the Corporate Advisory Board for
Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines and a member of the Industrial
Advisory Board of the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering.
He has published numerous professional articles and
co-written or edited several books and is a Fellow of the American Institute
of Chemical Engineers. He earned his bachelors degree in 1967 and his
masters degree in 1972 from the University of Oklahoma and received
his doctorate in 1973 from the University of Texas at Austin.
Michael Isaacson joined the Cornell faculty in 1979
and is a professor of applied and engineering physics and associate dean for
Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering. Previously, he
served as a staff scientist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory and a faculty
member in the department of physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the
University of Chicago.
While at Cornell, he was associate director (1988-93)
of the School of Applied and Engineering Physics and was named a Hertz Foundation
fellow and an Alfred P. Sloan faculty fellow. Also, he was awarded the Burton
Medal by the (Electron) Microscopy Society of America, and he received an
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Scientist Award.
He has published more that 125 articles and book chapters
and is a Fellow of the AAAS. He has been a member of the executive board of
the Engineering Research Council of the ASEE since 1997 and has served as
president (1992-94) of the Microscopy Society of America. He earned his bachelors
degree in 1965 from the University of Illinois and a masters degree
in 1966 and a doctorate in 1971, both from the University of Chicago.