Hall of Distinguished Alumni
in Paris, Ky., on October 25, 1892. Died, December 13, 1971. Research Engineer. University of Kentucky,
B.S.M.E., 1916; M.S. M. E., 1920; LL.D., 1957. Died, December 13, 1971.
was associated with Carrier Engineering Corporation, Syracuse, New York, for
many years. She was the first woman graduate of the University of Kentucky College
of Engineering and the second woman graduate in the United States.
a research engineer, she contributed many scientific papers on heating and ventilating
engineering. She also served in the Research Laboratories of the American Society
of Heating and Ventilation Engineers, and sat on the New York Commission on
University awarded her the honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1957.
one time she worked with the Chicago Telephone Company.
published 45 articles in various technical magazines and wrote the book, "Willis
H. Carrier, the Father of air-conditioning." Her monograph on "Fayette
County Government," was published in 1964.
were held by her in the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Pi Tau Sigma (honorary, UK) and in 1940 she was saluted as one of a hundred
women in the United States who had successfully entered careers that were not
open to women in 1940.
was a member of the executive board of the Children's Bureau in Lexington and
a member of the Advisory Committee for Fayette County Juvenile Court.
Margaret Ingels was named to the
Hall of Distinguished Alumni in February 1965.