Washington DC (PRWEB) February 16, 2006
Dr. Kevin Charles Greenaugh will receive the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Award in the category of “Professional Achievement in Government” on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Currently, Dr. Greenaugh is a senior manager at the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in Washington, DC, where he manages close to a billion-dollar program in nuclear deterrent research and development. He is responsible for the development of computer models using the fastest computers in the world and for conducting research and testing at world-class experimental facilities. He has developed national policy for NNSA. He is one of the highest-ranking officials involved in the nuclear deterrent.
Dr. Greenaugh graduated from Glenn Hills High School in Augusta, Georgia in 1973. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Mercer University; Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque); Master of Arts degree in Public Policy from the University of New Mexico (Santa Fe); Post-Masters studies at the University of Arizona; and his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Nuclear Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD). Dr. Greenaugh was the first African-American to receive a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering at the UMD.
Formerly, Dr. Greenaugh worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory (birth place of the atomic bomb) as a scientist/engineer and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. In addition, Dr. Greenaugh was the president of the National Technical Association from 1988 to 1989. He has been an adjunct professor at Howard University for over fifteen years. He has numerous scientific publications and has been keynote speaker for a number of events.
About the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference
In their 20th year, the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference has attracted top professionals and students from every part of the nation and every field of science, engineering, and technology. Completing the three-day event, the 2006 U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Awards Ceremony will recognize the achievement of African-American leaders. The awards are sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation, Daimler Chrysler Corporation, Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. For more information about the awards, log on to:http://blackengineeroftheyear.org or http://www.blackengineer.com, or contact the Conference Director at 410-244-7101 ext 105.