Bell, Stuart R.
|Birthname||Stuart Ray Bell|
|born on||19 March 1957 at 07:47 (= 07:47 AM )|
|Place||Abilene, Texas, 32n27, 99w44|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||28°42' 15°24 Asc. 20°35'|
American academic who was named the 29th president of The University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on 15 July 2015.
He graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering in 1979. He received his master's and doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M in 1981 and 1986, respectively.
Bell started his career as an assistant senior engineer for Mobil Research and Development Corp. in Dallas. First joining The University of Alabama in 1986 as an assistant professor in the College of Engineering's department of mechanical engineering, Bell was named department head nine years later. With research interest in combustion engines, Bell has expertise in alternative fuels for engines, innovative engine designs and modeling of engine and engine processes. He directed UA's Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies from 1998–2002. Immediately prior to becoming UA's president, Bell was executive vice president and provost at Louisiana State University.
He is married to Susan Bell. They have two sons, Stuart and Stephen, and a daughter, Stacy.
- Work : Gain social status 1986 (PhD in mechanical engineering)
Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas), 20 March 1957, page 4: born at Hendrick Memorial Hospital.
- Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BS, MS, PhD)
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
- Vocation : Education : Administrator
- Vocation : Education : Researcher
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical