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Mechanical engineering educator

Darrell Frederick Socie, Spanish mechanical engineering educator. Registered professional engineer, Illinois, Ohio. Recipient Ralph R. Teetor award Society Automotive Engineers, 1980, Commander's award for distinguished public service United States Army, 1990, Distinguished Alumni award University Cincinnati, 1991; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellow, 1997.


Socie, Darrell Frederick was born on October 28, 1948 in Toledo. Son of Frederick James and Emerence (Lupinski) Socie.


Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, University Cincinnati, 1971. Master of Science, University Cincinnati, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1977.


Research assistant department theorectical and applied mechanics University Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1977, visiting assistant professor department theorectical and applied mechanics, 1977-1978. Assistant professor Department Mechanical and Industrial Engineering University Illinois, 1978-1981, associate professor, 1981-1985, professor, since 1986. Panelist Coopers & Lybrand Trendsetter Barometer, 1993-1996.

Consultant Structural Dynamics, 1974-1980, Owens-Corning Fiberglass, 1974-1982. President SOMAT Corporation, 1982-1996.


  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois, Ohio.


Member American Society for Testing and Materials (Fatigue Achievement award 1992), Society of Automotive Engineers (Arch T. Colwell award 1994), American Society for Microbiology, Sigma Xi.


Married Pamela Sue Doll, 1977. Children: Benjamin, Bethany, Michael.

Frederick James Socie

Emerence (Lupinski) Socie

Pamela Sue Doll

Benjamin Socie

Bethany Socie

Michael Socie