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academic dean

Otto J. Loewer, American academic dean. Registered professor engineer, Kentucky, Arkansas. Fellow American Society Agricultural Engineers; member American Society Engineering Education, American Society Animal Science, American Society Agronomy, National Society of Professional Engineers, Rotary, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Epsilon, Gamma Sigma Delta, Sigma Xi, Epsilon Sigma Pi.

Background

Loewer, Otto J. was born on February 20, 1945 in Wynne, Arkansas, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1964. Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1973.

Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1980.

Career

Assistant expert professor department agricultural engineering, U. Kentucky, 1973-1977; associate professor, associate expert professor, U. Kentucky, 1977-1981; professor, director graduate studies department agricultural engineering, U. Kentucky, 1981-1985; professor, head department biological and agricultural engineering, U. Arkansas, 1985-1992; professor, chairman agricultural and biological engineering Department, University Florida, 1992-1996; dean College of Engineering, University Arkansas, since 1996. Co-developer Kentucky BEEF computer simulation model and primary developerof a resulting research computer simulation model called GRAZE. Development and utilization of computer models geared to assist engineers, salesmen and farmers in building and designing more efficient materials handling and storage systems for grain, other.

Achievements

  • Registered professor engineer, Kentucky, Arkansas.

Membership

Fellow American Society Agricultural Engineers. Member American Society Engineering Education, American Society Animal Science, American Society Agronomy, National Society of Professional Engineers, Rotary, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Epsilon, Gamma Sigma Delta, Sigma Xi, Epsilon Sigma Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, music, photography, church activities, family farm.

Connections

Married Betty Stewart, 1966. Children: Cynthia Loewer Beaulieu, Sarah Loewer Sweetser.

spouse:
Betty Stewart

child:
Sarah Loewer Sweetser Loewer

child:
Cynthia Loewer Beaulieu Loewer