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educator , mechanical engineer

Gladius Lewis, American Mechanical engineer, educator. Avocations: reading, amateur dramatics, table tennis. M C. Faculty Research Participation awardee Argonne National Laboratory, summer 1990; Fulbright-Hays scholar, 1979. Member Association Rural Development International, Memphis, since 1988. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tennessee Academy Science.

Background

Lewis, Gladius was born on August 29, 1945 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Came to the United States, 1983. Son of William Benjamin and Gladys (Johnson) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University London, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering, University Nottingham, England, 1976.

Career

Lecturer University Zambia, Lusaka, 1976-1981, University Zimbabwe, Harare, 1981-1983. Assistant professor University Alabama, Huntsville, 1983-1986. Associate professor department mechanical engineering University Memphis, 1987-1993, professor, since 1993.

Visiting scholar Pennsylvania State University, University Park, summer, 1993, University Park, summer, 95, University Park, summer, 98, University Park, summer, 2000, University Park, summer, 02.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, amateur dramatics, table tennis. M C.

Membership

Member Associate Rural Development International, Memphis, 1988—1996. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tennessee Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, amateur dramatics, ping pong/table tennis.

Connections

father:
William Benjamin Lewis

mother:
Gladys (Johnson) Lewis