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H.A.
Whitworth

Contact

Office: 
L.K. Downing Hall, Room 2018
Phone: 
202-806-6610
Email: 
hwhitworth@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor
Education: 

D.Sc (Solid Mechanics &Materials Engineering), George Washington University, 1983

Research: 

Analytical and experimental characterization of the fatigue damage development in fiber reinforced composites, stress and strength analysis and failure modes of composite joints.

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 1999 - present.
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 2004 - 2011.
Associate Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 2002 - 2004.
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 1989 - 1999.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 1983 – 1989.
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Society for Metals

News

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Ameen Muhammad

Mon, November 18, 2019

A Baltimore native, Mechanical Engineering Junior Ameen Muhammad developed an interest in mechanical engineering when he was in middle school. At the time, he noticed that the engineers he met during school field trips did not look like him. Muhammad became extremely curious as to why he did not meet any engineers of color. This curiosity later developed into a passion for helping to diversify the field of engineering. Read More >>

Professor Naren Vira Named ASME Fellow

Thu, February 7, 2019

Mechanical Engineering Professor Naren Vira has been elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), after nomination by Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Nadir Yilmaz. Read More >>

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