Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 2, Page 23
Winter 1993
Three named professorships announced

     Three professors recently received named professorships at the
University, honoring distinguished scholarship and teaching.
     Kenneth A. Lewis, a member of the University of Delaware faculty since
1973, was named the first Chaplin Tyler Professor of Business; C.P. Huang,
a member of the Department of Civil Engineering since 1974, was named
Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering; and Hilton Brown, at
the University since 1978, was named the Harriet Baily Professor of Art,
Art Conservation and Art History.
     Named professorships are awarded only to select members of the
faculty. Of the more than 900 faculty members at the University, only 36
are named professors.
     Lewis, who received an excellence-in-teaching award in 1977,
specializes in the areas of money and banking, mathematical economics,
macro- and micro-economics and econometrics. The author or co-author of
more than 25 articles, he has been co-director of the Delaware Econometric
Model since 1974 and served on the state's economic and financial advisory
council. His named professorship is funded as part of a $2 million gift to
the University from Chaplin Tyler of Hockessin, Del.
     The author of more than 140 articles, proceedings, book chapters and
technical reports, Huang has received 30 research grants from a variety of
government and industry sources, including the National Science Foundation,
the Environmental Protection Agency and the Du Pont Co. As a teacher, he
has supervised 46 master's theses and 18 doctoral theses, as well as four
post-doctoral research projects. He has received a number of awards for
environmental engineering and has served as a consultant for several
     Brown is a specialist in the history of the materials and techniques
of Western painting, drawing and printmaking, as well as being an active
artist. His paintings, prints and drawings have been exhibited in 23
one-person shows from New York City to Chicago, and his work has been
included in more than 125 invitational and juried group shows in this
country and abroad. From 1981-88, he wrote a column for American Artist,
and he has written a catalog on the life and art of Ralph Mayer.