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Alan McGowan Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Alan McGowan has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

Alan McGowan works as one of six Executive Editors of Environment magazine, an engineering consultant, and as a lecturer with The New School.

    NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Alan McGowan with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Alan McGowan 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.

Supported by 60 years of professional experience, Mr. McGowan works as one of six Executive Editors of Environment magazine, an engineering consultant, and as a lecturer with The New School. He previously served as founder and president of Gene Media Forum as well as a member on the Program Planning Committee of the New York State Governor's Task Force on Energy Problems. He also served for 20 years as the scientist member of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, where he chaired the Facilities Committee and the Low Level Radioactive Waste Committee. Earlier in his career, Mr. McGowan worked with such engineering organizations as American Electric Power Services Corporation, Scientific Administrator for the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems at Washington University in St. Louis, and president of the Scientists' Institute for Public Information.

Prior to starting in engineering, Mr. McGowan earned a Bachelor of Engineering from Yale University. He was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, and serves as a board member of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, and chair of its Legal and Governance Committee. Mr. McGowan served as a science advisor to the World Economic Forum for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Utilizing the decades of knowledge at his disposal, Mr. McGowan has contributed to a number of creative works over the years. Since the late 1960s, he has authored such books as "Distorting the Integrity of Scientific Publication," "The Dilemma of the Atomic Bomb," "Remembering Barry Commoner," "The Case for Nuclear Power: A Critical Tool for Slowing Climate Change" and "Nature's Experts: Science, Politics and the Environment, Public Understanding of Science." For his excellence in engineering, he has been recognized with a feature in Who's Who in the World. Looking toward the future, Mr. McGowan intends to experience continued success in his numerous positions.

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

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