Title: Engineering Educator
Company: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Shlomo Carmi, PhD, Engineering Educator at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mechanical engineering.
A widely regarded educator, Dr. Carmi initially joined the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as a dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology in 1996. He proudly served in this position for more than 10 years prior to his retirement in 2012. Since then, Dr. Carmi has been recognized as a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, as well as a dean emeritus of the College of Engineering and Information Technology. He previously served as a member of the board of governors with The American Society of Mechanical Engineers from 2008 to 2011.
Early in his career, Dr. Carmi completed coursework with Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, from the University of the Witwatersrand, he relocated to the United States, where he completed a Master of Science and PhD at the University of Minnesota. A respected voice in the scientific community, Dr. Carmi has served as an editor of three books in his fields of expertise, in addition to contributing numerous articles and reviews to professional journals.
In recognition of his commitment to education, Dr. Carmi was selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies in 2008. He has also been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, and Who’s Who in the World. Most recently, Dr. Carmi received a Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.
In addition to maintaining a celebrated career in education, Dr. Carmi has also been noted for feats of a more personal nature, such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 1962. However, he considers his greatest achievement having a wonderful family. Dr. Carmi is also proud that many of his doctoral students have gone on to find great success in their chosen fields of focus.
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