Earl H. Dowell

NAE Member

Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

William Holland Hall Distinguished Professor

Earl H. Dowell Profile Photo
Earl H. Dowell Profile Photo

Education

  • B.S. University of Illinois, 1959
  • Sc.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961
  • D.Sc. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964

Positions

  • William Holland Hall Distinguished Professor
  • Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Daniel Guggenheim Medal. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 2009
  • Den Hartog Medal. ASME. 2009
  • Spirit of St. Louis Medal. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 2008
  • Walter J. and Angeline H. Crichlow Trust Prize. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 2007
  • Honorary Fellow. AIAA. 2004
  • Theodore von Karman Lectureship Award. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 2001
  • Board of Governors. Research Triangle Institute. 1994
  • Distinguished Service Award. American Academy of Mechanics. 1994
  • Fellow. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 1993
  • Elected Member. National Academy of Engineering. 1993

Courses Taught

  • ME 775: Aeroelasticity
  • ME 592: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science
  • ME 591: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science
  • ME 541: Intermediate Dynamics: Dynamics of Very High Dimensional Systems
  • ME 494: Engineering Undergraduate Fellows Projects
  • ME 493: Engineering Undergraduate Fellows Projects
  • ME 492: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 491: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 392: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ENERGY 796T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • ENERGY 795T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • ENERGY 396T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • ENERGY 395T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • EGR 244L: Dynamics
  • CEE 625: Intermediate Dynamics: Dynamics of Very High Dimensional Systems