David E. Daniel

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David Edwin Daniel (born December 20, 1949)[1] is the current and fourth president of the University of Texas at Dallas where he has served since 2005; at the same time,the councillor of National Academy of Engineering, since July, 2013.

Daniel received his doctorate in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980, where he also served as a faculty member until 1996 before moving to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Daniel was Gutgsell Professor of Civil Engineering and Department Head until becoming Dean of the College of Engineering in 2001. He has written numerous books, book chapters, technical and scientific publications,[2] as well as serving as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering[2] from 1992-1995. Daniel was awarded the prestigious Norman Medal in 1975, the American Society of Civil Engineers' highest honor, and has twice received the Croes Medal [3]. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2000 and elected to be the Councillor of National Academy of Engineering in 2013.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Marquis Who's Who on the Web
  2. ^ see Daniel's CV [1] for a complete listing
  3. ^ http://www.utdallas.edu/news/2013/6/6-24091_President-Daniel-to-Join-National-Academy-of-Engin_article-wide.html?WT.mc_id=NewsEmail

References[edit]

1. The University of Texas at Dallas (2009). Biographical Information. In David E. Daniel's Biographical Information: Office of the President. Retrieved August 26, 2009, from http://www.utdallas.edu/president/bio/.

2. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009). Biographical Sketch for David E. Daniel. In Biographical Sketch for David E. Daniel | Engineering at Illinois. Retrieved August 26, 2009, from http://www.engr.uiuc.edu/administration/Bio-data/dedaniel-bio.php.

3. Daniel DE (2008). "Curriculum Vita for David E. Daniel." The University of Texas at Dallas. Retrieved August 26, 2009, from http://www.utdallas.edu/president/documents/daniel-cv.pdf.

Academic offices
Preceded by
Franklyn Jenifer
President of The University of Texas at Dallas
2005-present
Succeeded by
current