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College Alumni Awards

Each year, the College of Engineering presents awards to alumni deemed to be extraordinary in their personal achievements, developments they contributed to in their field of expertise, or their service to the College of Engineering or their engineering department. Names of all recipents, past and present, are posted on the College of Engineering web site. Nominations are judged by the College Committee on Honorary Degrees and Honors on behalf of the College faculty.

College of Engineering Awards for 2013

Photo courtesy of the College of Engineering2013 College of Engineering Award Recipients


The 2013 Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards, presented during Homecoming Weekend, October 18-19, honored two individuals who received degrees from one of the degree granting programs within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Included were: Bruce Lavash (BS ’77 and MS ‘78 ME) and Michael Bragg (PhD ’81 AAE). Both Lavash (2nd row, 5th from left) and Bragg (2nd row, 7th from left) were recipients of a Distinguished Alumnus Award









College of Engineering Awards for 2012

Pictured left to right are James Hileman, Vijay Kumar, Darrel Kohlhorst, and Justin Berger. All four, along with other distinguished alumni of engineering and architecture, were recognized at the 15th Annual Excellence in Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards event during Homecoming Weekend 2012 (October 5-6, 2012).

 The 2012 Engineering & Architecture Alumni Awards were presented during Homecoming Weekend, October 5-6.
Alumni of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering who were recognized at the 2012 Awards Ceremony include:

James Hileman, Texnikoi Outstanding Alulmni Award recipient, is a mechanical engineering alumnus

Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is a mechanical engineering alumnus

Darrel Kohlhorst, Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is an aerospace engineering alumnus

Justin Berger, Special Alumni Recognition recipient, is a mechanical engineering alumnus

College of Engineering Awards for 2011

The 2011 recipients from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering include:

Monte Ahuja, 2011 Benjamin G. Lamme Meritorious Achievement Medal Recipient

Robert (Jim) Shaw, Meritorious Award

Jackie Marshall DiMarco, Texnikoi Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient
 
Jeff Rittichier, Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Engineering Awards for 2010

Three alumnus of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering received the College of Engineering's Distinguished Alumni Award in 2010.

Aerospace
Lisa McCauley (BSAAE), Vice President and Manager
Chemical Environmental and Materials Operations, Battelle

Mechanical
Saeid Rahimian (MSME), President
Robbins and Myers Inc.
Fluid Management Group

Nuclear
Brian Hajek (MSNUC), Administrative Judge (Technical)
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel
 
Names of all recipents, past and present, are posted on the College of Engineering web site.