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educator , Mechanical engineer

Richard Carl Progelhof, American mechanical engineer, educator. Named to Alumni Achievment Honor Roll New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1989. Fellow Society Plastic Engineers (Best Paper award themoplastic, materials and foams division, 1981, thermoset division, 1983), Plastics and Rubber Institute, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior ), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (senior ), American Society Engineer Educators.

Background

Progelhof, Richard Carl was born on August 13, 1936 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Carl and Madeline (Praml) Progelhof.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Newark College Engineering, 1958. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Lehigh University, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1962-1964;research scientist, American Standard Research, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1964-1966;associate professor, New Jersey Institute Technology, Newark, 1967-1972;professor, New Jersey Institute Technology, Newark, 1972-1986;professor, department chairman mechanic engineering, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1986-1992;director school engineering and engineering technical, Pennsylvania State University, Pittsburgh, since 1992. Board directors Plastics Institute American, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Society Plastic Engineers (Best Paper award themoplastic, materials and foams division, 1981, thermoset division, 1983), Plastics and Rubber Institute, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior ), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (senior ), American Society Engineer Educators.

Connections

Children: Linda Ann, David Carl.

father:
John Carl Progelhof

mother:
Madeline (Praml) Progelhof

children:
Linda Ann Progelhof

David Carl Progelhof