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Dalton Honored for Service to UH Cullen College of Engineering

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Brian Allen
Charles Dalton
Charles Dalton

Professor Charles Dalton was presented with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering Service Award at the Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Dean Raymond Flumerfelt presented a plaque to Dalton, professor of mechanical engineering, honoring him "for his dedicated service to the Cullen College of Engineering and especially for his outstanding contribution to the establishment of quality leadership and excellence in our engineering programs."

The Service Award is not an annual award, but is given solely at the discretion of the Dean.

Flumerfelt praised Dalton for his unwavering support on several projects, including his leadership on two search committees for two new department chairs. "Charley has done about everything. He's been a research professor and academic leader. He's been an associate dean. More recently, he has chaired two department chair search committees that have resulted in two excellent new hires."

Dalton is a UH alumnus, graduating with a B.S. in 1960 and an M.S. in 1963, both in mechanical engineering. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1965. Dalton, formerly associate dean of the Cullen College of Engineering for 18 years, is a life fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a life member of the UH Alumni Organization.

In April, Dalton received the 2002 Dean W.R. Woolrich Award, recognizing him as the ASME South Texas Section Engineer of the Year. In 1997 Dalton claimed the Claude L. Wilson Award, also from the ASME South Texas Section, for lifetime achievements of an outstanding engineering educator.

In June 2000, Dalton received the Abraham E. Dukler Distinguished Engineering Faculty Award from the UH Engineering Alumni Association. In 1980, Dalton won the Kittenger-Halliburton Award as the Outstanding Teacher in the Cullen College of Engineering, and he also received a 2002 Cullen College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award.

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