Carolyn Winstead Meyers, Ph.D.

Title: Academic Administrator, Mechanical Engineer, Educator (Retired)
Company: Jackson State University
Location:  Atlanta, GA United States


  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • American Foundry Society (sponsor student section 1987-1995)
  • American Institute of Mining, member
  • American Society for Engineer Education (vice president of public affairs, 2001-2003)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, fellow
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Foundry Educational Foundation (key professor, 1985-1995)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Jack and Jill of America
  • Phi Kappa Phi Sorority, Inc.
  • SAE International
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • Society of Black Engineers (president, Atlanta chapter, 1987-1989)
  • Society of Women Engineers (state president, Atlanta section 1987-1990)
  • Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society
  • The Girl Friends, Inc.


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2016,  2001-2004)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2012-2016, 1991-1994)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2014-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2006, 2000-2001)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-1994)
  • Recipient, Engineer of the Year Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1990)
  • Recipient, Ralph Teetor Educational Award, SAE (1986)
  • Recipient, Aluminum Division Scientific Merit Award, American Foundry Society (1994)
  • Recipient, Golden Torch Award, Society Black Engineers (2002)
  • Honoree, Emerald Honors Women in Science and Technology, Society of Black Engineers (2003)
  • Recipient, Faculty Award for Women, National Science Foundation (1991)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Atlanta-Howard University Alumni Association (1992)
  • Featured, Black Engineer of the Year Award in Higher Education, U.S. Black Engineer Magazine and the Council of Deans of Engineering (1990)
  • Grant Recipient, Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation (1988)
  • Inductee, Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni, Georgia Tech College of Engineering (1996)
  • Honoree, Charter Day Howard University Alumni Association (1997)

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