Dr. Donald D. Myers, a professor of engineering management at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is one of 13 people in the United States this year to be elected a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for distinguished service and contributions to the society.
The fellow designation is the highest honor for ASEE members. The status is presented to those who have been members for at least 10 years and who have made valuable contributions to engineering education. Myers was recognized last month during the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Myers, a member of the UMR faculty since 1979, holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from UMR. He also has a master’s degree in business administration and a law degree from Saint Louis University.
Myers is a registered professional engineer in Missouri, a member of the Missouri Bar and a member of the U.S. Patent Bar. Myers is also a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management, International Council for Small Business and the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Myers has served as science advisor to Missouri governors Christopher Bond and John Ashcroft. In addition, he was a member of the U.S. Senate Science Committee staff that helped developed the Technology Transfer Act of 1986.