Dr. Richard M. Felder, chemical and biomolecular engineering professor, has won the City College of New York’s top award for engineering and computer science alumni.
Felder will accept the 2011 Engineering Alumni Career Achievement Award on May 12.
Felder, the Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, is co-author of Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes. He has written or co-written more than 300 papers on engineering and science education and chemical process engineering.
He has presented more than 650 workshops and seminars on effective teaching methods in North and South America, Australia, South Africa, Europe and Asia. Since 1991, Felder has also co-directed the National Effective Teaching Institute under the auspices of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Felder earned a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from City College of New York and a doctorate in chemical engineering from Princeton University. He received honorary doctorates from the State University of New York and the University of Illinois for his contributions to engineering education.