Profile: Richard Seagrave

Jocelyn Marcus

* Born Dec. 31, 1935 in Westerly, R.I.

* Received a B.S. in chemical engineering from University of Rhode Island

* Received an M.S. in chemical engineering from Iowa State in 1959

* Received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Iowa State in 1961

* Hired as ISU associate professor in 1966

* Named full professor in 1971

* Served as the professor-in-charge of the biomedical engineering program from 1974 to 1980

* Named distinguished professor in 1982

* Served as chairman of the chemical engineering program from 1983 to 1990

* Named a fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineering in 1994

* Received the Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award in 1995

* Received the Presidential Service Award in 1998

* Received the Thomas B. Thielen Award in 1998

* Named a fellow of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology in 1999

* Served as interim provost from Jan. to Sept. 1999

* Won the Outstanding Teaching Award in chemical engineering 12 times

* Won three awards from the Honors Program at Iowa State for mentoring honors chemical engineering students