Haden receives Service Award from the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center
COLLEGE STATION, Texas- Dr. C. Roland Haden received the Service Award from the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC), a Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) center housed within the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The award was established to honor and recognize individuals who have contributed to the success of the center and who have played a significant role in advancing the mission of the center. Haden is a former Vice Chancellor for Engineering and former dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M. He also served as director of TEES. Haden retired from Texas A&M in 2002, but still holds the title of Professor Emeritus. Haden received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in electrical engineering. He has held teaching and administrative positions at the University of Texas, University of Oklahoma, Louisiana State University and Arizona State University. Haden was named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has received numerous awards including the prestigious Donald E. Marlowe Award from ASEE in 1998 in which he was honored as a role model in advancing engineering education and the engineering profession. He was also awarded the Lamme Award in 2007. He has worked as a consultant to various firms and educational institutions and was appointed by the former Gov. George W. Bush in 1996 to be a member of the Governor's Science and Technology Council. He was also chair for the ASEE Public Policy Committee He serves on the board of directors for Inter-Tel, Inc. and Crosstex Energy, MLP. Haden has authored more than 100 publications including four books he co-authored or edited.