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Dieter, Dr. George

Dieter, Dr. George

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
2145 Glenn L. Martin Hall, Building 088

EDUCATION

  • Sc.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1953

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • President’s Medal, University of Maryland
  • Educator Award, Minerals, Metals and Materials Society of AIME;
  • Lamme Medal, ASEE;
  • Fellow of American Society for Metals (ASM), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineering (AIME);
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • President, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 1993-1994;
  • Engineer’s Public Policy Council, AAES, 1996;
  • ASME Design Education Curriculum Innovation Award;
  • Co-editor, Series of Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing, Marcel Dekker, Inc;
  • Editor, ASM Handbook, Vol. 20, Materials Selection and Design, 1994-1997;
  • Director, American Association of Engineering Societies, 1993-1994;
  • Presented 1995 Honorary Engineering Lecture, Pennsylvania State University;
  • Chair, Evaluation Panel for Advanced Research Programs in Engineering, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, August 1995;
  • Chair, Armaments and Armor Panel, Technical Review Committee for Army Research Lab, 2000-2004.

Materials processing Engineering design Quality engineering Engineering education

2012

  • Dieter, G.E. and L.C. Schmidt, Engineering Design, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill Book Co, 825 pages, 2012

2009

  • Dieter, G.E. and L.C. Schmidt, Engineering Design, 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Book Co, 825 pages, 2009

2000

  • Dieter, G., Engineering Design, 3rd Ed., McGraw-Hill Book Co., 798 pages, 2000.

1997

  • Dieter, G.E., “Overview of the Materials Selection Process,” ASM Handbook, Vol. 20, Materials Selection and Design, ASM International, 1997.
  • Dieter, G.E., “Relationship Between Materials Selection and Materials Processing,” ASM Handbook, Vol. 20, Materials Selection and Design, ASM International, 1997.

1996

  • Dieter, G.E., and E.R. Schnell, “Total Quality Management in Research,” The Elements of Academic Research, R.H. McCuen, Ed., ASCE Press, 1996.

1986

  • Dieter, G., Mechanical Metallurgy, 3rd Ed., McGraw-Hill Book Co., 751 pages, 1986.

Welcome, NAE Members

The Clark School welcomes six National Academy Engineering members who will be returning to or joining our faculty this fall.

CECD Celebrates Twenty Years of Research and Education Excellence

The Center for Engineering Concepts Development celebrated its distinguished history and decades of accomplishments during their 20th Anniversary and Middleton Luncheon.

George Dieter Celebrates His 90th Birthday, Applauds Social Change Course

Students award AWCAA $10,000 to help African women with cancer.

Remembering Marilyn Berman Pollans

The Clark School mourns the recent loss of its leader and trailblazer, Marilyn Berman Pollans, on June 17.

Schmidt Named 2016-2017 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow

Professor Linda Schmidt has been chosen as an Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow

Pecht Co-Authors Book on Reliability Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Professor Michael Pecht publishes new book, Reliability Engineering, with co-author Kailash Kapur.

Pecht Awarded 2014 UMD Corporate Connector of the Year

Mechanical Engineering Professor Michael Pecht inaugral recipient of the UMD Corporate Connector of the Year Award.

Dieter Establishes Capstone Design Enhancement Fund

New fund supports Department of Mechanical Engineering student design curriculum.

A. James Clark School of Engineering Dedicates New Learning Center

New Arnold E. Seigel Learning Center delivers a state-of-the-art 21st century learning environment.

New Minta Martin Professors Named

Historic honor recognizes full professors who have made significant scholarly contributions.

Professor Pecht Delivers Keynote Addresses on Battery Management Systems

Professor Pecht delivers keynote addresses on prognostics and health management for batteries.

Pecht to be Inducted into the Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame

ME professor and CALCE director recognized for pioneering research in the field of electronics prognostics and health management.

DeWALT Donates Tools, Equipment to Mechanical Engineering Department

Longtime ME supporter provides the department with tools to build the future.

Michael Pecht Receives 2010 ISRMS Lifetime Achievement Award

ME Professor and CALCE Director recognized for contributions in the area of product reliability, prognostics & health management of electronic components.

Schmidt wins ASEE Merryfield Design Award

The American Society for Engineering Education gave its 2008 ASEE Fred Merryfield Design Award to Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Linda Schmidt.

Michael Pecht to Receive 2006 Distinguished International Service Award

Congratulations to Professor Pecht for this outstanding recognition for the University and Department.

Pecht Signs Cooperation Agreement with Poland University

Michael Pecht traveled to Poland in September in order to sign an agreement of cooperation with the Technical University in Wroclaw, Poland.

ME Professor Michael Pecht Bestowed Honorary Professorship at JiaoTong University

Status Granted to Enhance Cooperation between Maryland and Shanghai Universities.

George E. Dieter Professor Michael Pecht Receives Award

George E. Dieter Professor Michael Pecht has received the Kan Tong Po Award from the United Kingdom Royal Society.

Professor Michael G. Pecht Named First George E. Dieter Professor of ME

Professor Michael G. Pecht was named the first George E. Dieter Professor of ME in a reception held earlier this month.

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Other professional society fellows

  • American Society for Metals
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Minerals, Metals and Materials Society of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineering