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college dean , Environmental engineering educator

Frederick Benjamin Higgins,, American environmental engineering educator, college dean. Registerd professional engineer Pennsylvania. Member West Goshen Planning Commission, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1976-1986, Air Quality Board, Philadelphia, since 1987. Captain United States Army, 1963-1967. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Background

Higgins,, Frederick Benjamin was born on September 28, 1936 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Son of Frederick B. and Carol (Taylor) Higgins.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Science in Sanitary Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1964.

Career

Project manager, Roy F. Weston Inc., West CHester, Pennsylvania, 1967-1969;assistant professor, Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1969-1973;associate professor, chairman civil construction technical, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1973-1978;professor environmental engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, since 1980;dean College Engineering, Computer Science and Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1981-1989;director Center for Environmental Studies, Temple University, since 1989;chairman сivil engineering, Temple University, since 1995. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Registerd professional engineer Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member West Goshen Planning Commission, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1976-1986, Air Quality Board, Philadelphia, since 1987. Captain United States Army, 1963-1967. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, sailing.

Connections

Married Nancy Boothe, June 6, 1958 (divorced 1991). Children: William B. and Rebecca A. Married Elizabeth A. Smith, 1992.

father:
Frederick B. Higgins,

mother:
Carol (Taylor) Higgins,

spouses:
Nancy Boothe

Elizabeth A. Smith

child:
William B. and Rebecca A. Higgins,