Charles Alexander Garris, Jr.
1965 B.Engr.(Marine); State University of New York, Maritime College
1968 M. S. (Mechanical Engineering) State University of New York at Stony Brook
1971 Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) State University of New York at Stony Brook
2006 Thomas A. Edison Patent Award: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
2003-2004 Interim Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, George Washington University
1984- Present: Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University
1978-84 Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University
1988-89 Program Director of Heat Transfer & Energy Systems, National Science Foundation
1990- 2002 Expert; Interfacial, Transport, and Thermodynamics (part-time & summers) National Science Foundation
1971-73/1976-78 Chief of Mechanical Engineering Lab, Scientist, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Caracas, Venezuela
1971-73, 1976-78 Associate Professor (Adjunct), Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
1976-78 Associate Professor, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela.
1973-76 Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1974-76 Senior Scientist (Part-time),Naval Plant Representative Office, United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Connecticut.
1966 Third Assistant Engineer, S. S. Gateway City, Sea Land Service, Inc.
Fellow - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Associate Fellow - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Member - American Society of Engineering Education
Member - Sigma Xi -(President of GW Chapter 1991-92)
Member - Pi Tau Sigma
Professional Engineer, Virginia.
Patent Agent, Registered with the U. S. Patent & Trademark Office
U. S. Coast Guard License:"Third Assistant Engineer of Steam and Motor Vessels".
GRADUATE DISSERTATION & THESIS STUDENTS ADVISED:
M. Ortiz, J. Z. Irdmusa, M. I. Anjum, T. P. Delianides, C. Paparella, G. Sideropoulos,
C. K. Oelsner, W. J. Parker, S. J. Cordier, M. Abdel-Wahab, B. R. Hodges, H. K. Toh,
S. M. Amin, M. Kennemuyi, J. Shipman (with C. Mavriplis), N. Castro,
K. Alhussan, A. Ababneh, M. Kamara, H. Zhang, M. Umar, W. J. Hong(in prog),
K. Bulusu (in prog), A. Gupta (in prog), K. Chabukswar (in prog), A. Garg (in prog).