Dec 01, 2011 | Larry D Frost COE Welcomes Dr. Keith Hollingsworth as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering The College of Engineering is delighted to welcome Professor Keith Hollingsworth, appointed as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Hollingsworth received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 1989. His B.S. and M.S. degrees are from North Carolina State University. Dr. Hollingsworth’s research interests span several areas of thermal science including boiling and two-phase flows, turbulent convection, liquid crystal thermography, and biomedical heat transfer. Prior to joining UAH, Dr. Hollingsworth was on the faculty of the University of Houston where he graduated a total of 35 research students at the PhD, Masters, and Honors Thesis levels. His years of teaching, largely in an undergraduate laboratory setting, have been recognized with three College teaching awards, the University teaching award, and the University research mentoring award. Dr. Hollingsworth is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.