James H. McGraw Award
Carol Lamb

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Carol M. Lamb


Carol Lamb is dean of engineering technology at Youngstown State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering technology and a master’s and Ph.D. in engineering management. Before being named dean, she taught civil and construction engineering technology, structural analysis and design, and construction and project management as well as serving as the faculty advisor for the Society of Women Engineers. Lamb currently serves on ASEE’s Board of Directors as chair of the Engineering Technology Council.

About the award

The James H. McGraw Award is presented for outstanding contributions to engineering technology education. Established by the McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1950, the award is now co-sponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, the ASEE Engineering Technology Council, and the ASEE Engineering Technology Division.

McGraw, considered the dean of industrial publishers, entered the business as a teacher-turned-subscription-salesman. Over the next 40 years, he laid the foundation of one of the largest industrial publishing organizations in the world.