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M. Lucius Walker,, American mechanical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Washington. Recipient Ralph R. Teetor award Society Automotive Engineers; named United States Black Engineer of Year, Career Communications Group, United States Black Engineer magazine 1988; Ford teaching fellow; Ford faculty-in-engineering resident, 1969-1970.


Walker,, M. Lucius was born on December 16, 1936 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of M. Lucius and Inez L. Walker.


Student, Morehouse College, 1954. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering summa cum laude, Howard University, 1957. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1966.


Instructor, Howard U., Washington, 1958-1963;assistant professor, Howard U., Washington, 1963-1967;associate professor, Howard U., Washington, since 1967;professor mechanic engineering, Howard U., Washington, since 1970;assistant dean, Howard U., Washington, 1965-1966;department chairman, Howard U., Washington, 1966, 68-73;associate dean, Howard U., Washington, 1973-1974;acting dean, Howard U., Washington, 1977-1978;dean, Howard U., Washington, 1978-1995. Vus. professor of University Massachusetts, 1978. Visiting senior staff member International Research and Technology Corporation, 1969-1970.

Member engineering manpower commission Engineers' Council Professional Development. Reviewer National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship Evaluation Panels. Member biotechnology resources review committee National Institutes of Health.

Executive director National Science Foundation-funded Engineering Coalition Schools for Excellence in Edition and LEadership, since 1990. Board dirs.Ctr. for Naval Analysis, 1991-1994. Consultant in field.


  • Registered professional engineer, Washington.


  • Other Work

    • Controller articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Trustee Carnegie-Mellon University, 1980-1988. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Kappa Alpha Psi.


Married Oswaldene E. Cocking, February 13, 1961. Children: Mark, Monique.

M. Lucius

Inez L. Walker

Oswaldene E. Cocking

Mark Walker,

Monique Walker,