Roy T. McGrann
Roy McGrann is co-director of the Watson School Minor in Sustainability Engineering.
For fifteen years prior to joining the department, he was engaged in steel production and fabrication (primarily associated with the petro-chemical industry), performing production management, machine design, project engineering, engineering management and executive management. He served on several national standards committees including ASTM, ANSI/AWS and MSS committees.
During this time, McGrann maintained his registration as a professional engineer (PE).
He is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a member of several other professional societies including AWS (American Welding Society), and SHOT (Society for the History of Technology). McGrann is a member of the national engineering honor societies Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma (ME), and Eta Kappa Nu (EE).
- BA, Brown University
- BS, PhD, University of Tulsa
- Mechanical engineering design
- computer-aided engineering (CAE)
- machine design
- kinematics and dynamics of machinery
- solid mechanics
- mechanical metallurgy
- materials science
- project management and engineering education research and methods
- Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching