Dr. Scofield is born in DeSmet, South Dakota, to Perry Lee Scofield and Zella Scofield.
Dr. Scofield earns a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.
Dr. Scofield becomes an instructor of mechanical engineering at South Dakota State University.
Dr. Scofield joins the faculty at the University of Missouri, where he serves in various professorial positions for more than two decades.
Dr. Scofield marries Nancy Lou Cooney.
Dr. Scofield receives a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri.
Dr. Scofield serves as a consultant for the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake with the United States Navy for 15 years.
Dr. Scofield becomes a science faculty fellow at the University of Oklahoma through the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Scofield earns a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Scofield joins Michigan Technology University as head of the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Dr. Scofield receives the Alumni Achievement from the University of Missouri (now Missouri University of Science and Technology).
Dr. Scofield serves as president of SAE International.
Dr. Scofield becomes assistant vice president for academic affairs at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Dr. Scofield serves as president of the South Dakota Mines Foundation.
Dr. Scofield becomes Dean of Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Dr. Scofield earns the title of Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Dr. Scofield serves on the board of directors for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
Dr. Scofield is awarded the Excellence in Engineering Education Award from SAE International.
Dr. Scofield is featured in the 12th edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.