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Harold Donnelly - Hall of Fame (1984)

Harold Donnelly
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Harold Donnelly received a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Wayne State in 1936, and a master's degree in metallurgical engineering and PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1938 and 1951, respectively.

Harold dedicated his life to teaching young engineers at the College of Engineering, beginning as an instructor in 1936 until his retirement in 1982. He received the College of Engineering "Excellence in Teaching Award" in 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, and 1982. He was an assistant professor, associate professor, professor, department head, and, afterwards, professor emeritus.

Harold was a registered professional engineer and was a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He also served as a chemical engineering consultant to several chemical firms. He was chairman of the Engineers' Council on Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors in service to the Michigan State Board of Registration from 1961-62.

Harold passed away in 1991 at the age of 79.