Mohamed Gad-el-Hak

The Inez Caudill Eminent Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Biography


Has taught and conducted research at the University of Southern California, the University of Virginia, the University of Notre Dame, the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, the Université de Poitiers, the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, the Technische Universität München, and the Technische Universität Berlin. He has lectured extensively here and overseas. He is currently the Inez Caudill Eminent Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284; [email protected]. He was named the Fourteenth ASME Freeman Scholar in 1998. In 1999 he was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Prize and in 2002 was named ASME Distinguished Lecturer and inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.


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September 3, 2019

Academic Malaise: Bring Back the Groves of Academe

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak

The rise of the administrative university, the demise of faculty governance, rising tuition, online courses, and reliance on part-time faculty is enough to make one pine for a return to a “repub...

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August 23, 2010

The Glut of Academic Publishing: A Call for a New Culture

Bill McKelvey, Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Stanley W. Trimble and Wayne W. Grody

This article appeared in the fall 2010 issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no. 3). A short version of this paper appeared under the title “We Must Stop the Avalanche of Low-Quality Resear...

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