Calvin Mackie earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Morehouse College in 1990. He earned a Master of Science in 1992 and the Doctor of Philosophy in 1996 in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He joined the faculty at Tulane University in 1996 where he continues to pursue research related to heat transfer and fluid dynamics of phase change systems, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Mackie received the 2002 Black Engineer of the Year Award for College Level Educator, the Pi Tau Sigma/ASME Excellence in Teaching Award in Mechanical Engineering for 1999-2000 and 2001-2002, received a patent on a device to retrofit luggage stowbins on 737 and 757 Boeing commercial airliners in 1996 and authors a motivational column titled, 'Think About It!' for the Black Collegian Magazine.
Mackie is a nationally sought after motivational and educational speaker and has presented to numerous civic, educational and private institutions and Fortune 500 corporations. Dr. Mackie's message has a particularly powerful impact on young adults and college-aged minorities, who view him as a role model and spokesperson for a social change. An Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Tulane University, Dr. Mackie has dedicated himself to enhancing minority involvement in the fields of math and science. His contributions and leadership in this cause were recently recognized by the White House, which nominated Dr. Mackie for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math, and Engineering Mentoring.
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