Robert R. Bell has been named president of Tennessee Technical University. Bell had previously served as the dean of the university's College of Business Administration since 1991.

Pius J. Egbelu has been appointed dean of the college of engineering at Louisiana State University. Egbelu was formerly chair of the department of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at Iowa State University and program director at the National Science Foundation.

Robert Johnson, former chair of mechanical engineering at the University of North Carolina, has recently been named dean of the school's College of Engineering. Johnson was also previously a professor of mechanical engineering.

Linda Lucas has been named dean of the school of engineering at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Lucas was formerly a professor of biomedical engineering.

Gerald Nadler will receive a Distinguished Service Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering.

Douglas Sterrett has been named dean of the school of engineering and natural sciences at the University of Tennessee, Martin. Sterrett was formerly interim chair of the department of engineering.

Daniel Wetzel was recently named dean of the school of engineering, nursing and science at Cedarville College. Wetzel previously served as professor of physics and mathematics.

Books by Members

A Real-Time Approach to Process Control.
By William Svrcek, Donald Mahoney, and Brent Young, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Chichester, England; 2000, 307 pp., $39.95 paperback, $75 hardcover.

Accessing AutoCAD
Architectural Desktop. By William G. Wyatt, Sr. Delmar Publishers; 2001, 1056 pp., $59.95.

Graphics Concepts
By Richard M. Lueptow. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ; 2000, 86 pp., $21.33.

Graphics Concepts with Pro/ENGINEER
By Richard M. Lueptow, Michael T. Snyder, and Jim Steger. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ; 2000, 275 pp., $21.33.

Graphics Concepts with SolidWorks
By Richard M. Lueptow and Michael Minbiole. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ; 2000, 218 pp., $21.33.

Intelligent Systems and Interfaces
Edited by Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, Daniel Mlynek, Abraham Kandel and H.J. Zimmermann. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands; 2000,452 pp., $152.

Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves
By Leung Tsang, Jin Au Kong, and Kung-Hau Ding. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY; September 2000, 426 pp., $95.

ASEE Award Nominations
ASEE is now accepting nominations for its 2001 national awards, which will be presented at the Annual Conference June 24-27 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The deadline for nominations is January 15. For details, see ASEE's awards home page at

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