Mike Howard Lecture

G. Michael Howard Engineering Education Lecture Series:

michael howard photoIn 1961, Dr. G. Michael Howard began his 50-year affiliation with the Chemical Engineering department at UConn, during which he served as a professor, associate dean, acting department head, and professor emeritus. In his time at UConn, he received numerous teaching honors and awards, including the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Student Government, the Rogers Corporation Outstanding Teacher Award in Chemical Engineering, and induction into the UConn School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Engineers. Nationally, he was a respected leader in undergraduate education and involved in both the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). After his retirement, Mike and his family established the Mike Howard Educational Excellence Fund which supports various undergraduate education initiatives in the Chemical Engineering department. In celebration of Mike’s life and passions, the School of Engineering is proud to support this lecture series in his memory, which brings outstanding individuals in the field of Engineering Education to the University of Connecticut.

This year’s lecture:

Dr. Lisa G. Bullard, North Carolina State University, Open The Front Door, Close The Back Door: The impact of organizational culture on recruiting and retention

Department Seminar Series:

Ph.D. and M.S. students are required to attend all department seminars. All seminars for the Fall 2022 semester will be held on Thursdays from 9:30am-10:30am in GN 20 unless otherwise noted. Please note the change from the previous semester.