Title: Science Information Executive, Lecturer
Company: The New School
Location: New York City, New York, United States
Alan McGowan, Lecturer at The New School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of engineering.
Enjoying immense success in the field of science, Mr. McGowan specializes in engineering and currently serves as a lecturer at The New School in New York City. In preparation for his career, he earned a Bachelor of Engineering from Yale University in 1957. Mr. McGowan has since worked as an engineer for the American Electric Power Company, president of the Scientists’ Institute for Public Information and chairman for the New York State Governor’s Task Force on Energy Problems.
Since his youth, Mr. McGowan has enjoyed discovering how things operate and has been influenced by his family’s love of public service. Consequently, he has lent his time as a member of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority since 1979 and of New York City Mayor’s Energy Policy Advisory Group since 1978. In addition to these pursuits, Mr. McGowan is particularly interested in the issue of race in human beings which contributed to his founding of Gene Media Forum, an organization focusing on genetics and the media from 1999 to 2007.
Recognized by others for his success, Mr. McGowan has achieved membership with numerous organizations. He is a member of the New York City Labor Chorus, the Council on Foreign Relations and the New York Academy of Sciences. Additionally, he has previously held membership with the Science and Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association as well as the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Mr. McGowan’s other responsibilities have included serving as the executive editor for Environment Magazine as well as on the environmental advisory board for Scholastic Magazine.
Sharing his knowledge with others, Mr. McGowan has contributed to numerous creative works, writing articles such as “Distorting the Integrity of Scientific Publication,” “The Dilemma of the Atomic Bomb,” and “Teaching Global Climate Change,” among others. He plans on continuing his professional endeavors over the next several years, enjoying his work and all the experiences he has had in life. A testament to his success, Mr. McGowan has been awarded The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and has been featured in Who’s Who in the World.
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