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Richard Mack Roberds, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Roberds has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

With 50 years of practiced industry experience behind him, Dr. Roberds serves as professor emeritus at James Madison University.

    TULLAHOMA, TN, March 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard M. Roberds, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Roberds celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With 50 years of practiced industry experience behind him, Dr. Roberds serves as professor emeritus at James Madison University, where he started as professor and head of integrated science and technology in 1993. At the start of his career, he defended his country as a commissioned 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He advanced through various ranks, obtaining the rank of colonel before retiring from the military in 1980, with a Silver Star, eight Air Medals, a Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal. Subsequently, he lent his expertise in engineering and academia to Clemson University and the University of Tennessee Space Institute.

An alumnus of the University of Kansas and the Air Force Institute of Technology, Dr. Roberds holds a Bachelor of Arts in physics, and Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering, respectively. A contributor to numerous articles in professional journals, he is affiliated with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Nuclear Society and the American Physical Society. For his excellence in the field, he has been featured in professional publications such as Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who in the World. In the coming years, Dr. Roberds intends to experience continued success in his role as professor emeritus at James Madison University.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Richard Roberds, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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