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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

Oluwade Receives Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Award

Tue, May 19, 2020

Abimbola Oluwade, a 2020 mechanical engineering graduate, has been awarded a graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Oluwade will receive a cash stipend of $10,000 to pursue graduate studies in mechanical engineering. Oluwade plans to obtain his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with a concentration in fluid mechanics and thermal processes. Tau Beta Pi Fellowships are awarded on the basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.Read More >>

Student Speaker Melissa Douglas Receives 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award

Fri, May 15, 2020

Mechanical engineering graduate Melissa Douglas will serve as the student speaker for the 2020 College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) Awards and Recognition Ceremony. This spring, Douglas received a 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership as president of both the DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and the Howard University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Read More >>

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