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academic administrator , Engineering educator

Carl Edwin Locke,, American academic administrator, engineer, educator. Recipient Distinguished Engineering Service award University Kansas School Engineering, 2002; named Distinguished Engineering graduate University Texas, 1993, Kansas Engineer of Year Kansas Engineering Society, 1996.


Locke,, Carl Edwin was born on January 11, 1936 in Palo Pinto County, Texas, United States. Son of Carl Edwin Senior and Caroline Jane (Brown) Locke.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Texas, 1958;Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Texas, 1960;the Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Texas, 1972.


Research engineer Continental Oil Corporation, Ponca City, Oklahoma, 1959-1965. Production engineer R.L. Stone Company, Austin, Texas, 1965-1966. Production research engineer Tracor Inc., 1966-1971.

Visiting associate professor University Texas, 1971-1973. From assistant professor to professor, director chemical engineering University Oklahoma, Norman, 1973-1986. Dean engineering University Kansas, Lawrence, 1986—2002, professor chemical and petroleum engineering, 1986—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005.

Co-author: Anodic Protection, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers. Member American Society for Testing and Materials, National Association Corrosion Engineers (regional chair 1988-1989, Eben Junkin award South Center region 1990), American Society Engineering Education (vice-chair engineering deans council 1999-2001, chair 2001-2002), Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Rotary (president 2001-2002).


Married Sammie Rhae Batchelor, August 25, 1956. Children: Stephen Curtis, Carlene Rhae.

Carl Edwin Senior Locke,

Caroline Jane (Brown) Locke,

Sammie Rhae Batchelor

Stephen Curtis Locke,

Carlene Rhae Locke,