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Dr. George Pincus

Professor and Dean
College of Sciences & Technology


Dr. George Pincus  

George Pincus, Ph.D., P.E., is the dean of the College of Sciences and Technology, and a professor of engineering technology at the University of Houston-Downtown (1996-date). Dr. Pincus earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (with honors) and Master of Science in Civil Engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Cornell University. Prior service includes tenured professorships at the University of Kentucky and the University of Houston, Chief-of-Party and Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Chair of Civil Engineering at the University of Houston, and Dean of the Newark College of Engineering and Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology (1986-1996). Dr. Pincus has written over 50 journal articles and 2 books. He has been a Registered Professional Engineer in Kentucky, California, Florida, West Virginia, and is currently registered in Texas, New Jersey and Kentucky. He has consulted for Bechtel Power Corporation, Houston Lighting and Power, Center Point Energy, and Heat Research Corporation (M.W. Kellog) among others. Major awards include: the Daniel Terrell Award from the Kentucky Society of Civil Engineers in 1965, the Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award from the College of Engineering of the University of Houston in 1975, Engineer of the Year in 1990 from the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers, and the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award in Higher Education in 1997. Dr. Pincus is a Life Member of ASEE and a Life Member of ASCE.

Exhibited Publications

Arya, Suresh C., Michael W. O'Neill, and George Pincus. Design of Structures and Foundations for Vibrating Machines. Houston: Gulf Pub. Co., Books Division, 1979.

Castillo, Max, Alberto Gomez-Rivas, George Pincus, and German Weidmer. “An International Cooperative Program Using State-of-the-Art Technology.” Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration  (2001): 1-6.





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