Dr. Fred McBagonluri
Dr. Fred McBagonluri, an MFE honors graduate, was named US Black Engineer of the Year for: Most Promising Scientist. an honor bestow by the US Black Engineer Magazine, Lockheed Martin and the Engineering Deans of HBCU on an engineer or scientist at the early stages of their careers who have shown great promise for future contributions to Science, Engineering and technology. He is the director of Research and Development for the Hearing Aid Division ($800 million/year sales) of the large German company Siemens. He has 46 people reporting to him. He has worked at Siemens in Piscataway, New Jersey for six years and has 23 patents. On a business trip to Siemens in Shanghai, China, he got a little free time to tour around.
After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Central State University, he got a Master’s Degree in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He then came back to Dayton to complete a PhD at the University of Dayton in Materials Engineering with some of his dissertation work at Princeton University’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Departments.
For a hobby, Fred writes novels. Two of his novels have been published and are available on Amazon.com. Fred enjoyed his time at Central State University. He appreciated the completeness and rigor of our Manufacturing Engineering program and its help in graduate school and work.