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Thurlow Richard Robe, Ph.D., PE Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

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

Thurlow Richard Robe has been recognized as dean emeritus of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University in Athens since 1996.

    SENECA, SC, April 01, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Thurlow Richard Robe, Ph.D., PE, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Robe celebrates many years of 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 more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Robe has been recognized as dean emeritus of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University in Athens since 1996. He also notably served as the founding director of the T. Richard and Eleanora K. Robe Leadership Institute from 1996 to 2005. Prior to his retirement from teaching, Dr. Robe was Cruse W. Moss professor of engineering education at Ohio University from 1992 to 1996 and dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology from 1980 to 1996.

From 1965 to 1980, Dr. Robe held a number of positions with the University of Kentucky, including assistant professor, full professor, associate dean and special assistant to the dean. He was previously the president and board chair of QED Associates Inc. from 1975 to 1983 and a research fellow with the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1973. Earlier in his career, Dr. Robe was acting instructor and instructor at Ohio University from 1960 to 1963 and an engineer with General Electric Co. from 1954 to 1960.

Dr. Robe began his career as a student at Ohio University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 1955. He continued his studies with the university, completing a Master of Science in mechanical engineering in 1962. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Robe joined Stanford University in California, where he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in applied mechanics in 1966.

Throughout his career, Dr. Robe has been recognized for his contributions. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in the South and Southwest and Who's Who in the World.

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

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