Shelten Yuen speaking at the 2019 Alumni Celebration event.

Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal

Every other year the College of Engineering recognizes alumni whose professional and personal achievements bring special honor to the college by awarding the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal.

The 2023 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal recipients will be recognized at the college's Alumni Celebration on November 2, 2023. Save the date to honor the achievements of these outstanding individuals and reconnect with faculty and fellow alumni.

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2023 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medalists

collage of eight professional headshots of engineering alumni being honored with dean's distinguished alumni medals

John A. Bissell 

B.S. '08, Chemical Engineering | Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Origin Materials 

Andrew J. Botka 

B.S. '87, Electrical Engineering | VP of Strategic Planning, Keysight Technologies 

Robert D. Caligiuri 

B.S. '73, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering | Corporate VP & Principal Engineer, Exponent, Inc. 

Michael P. Coffey 

B.S. '84, Electrical Engineering | Senior VP of Mass Markets Product Management, AT&T 

Kerry A. Kinney 

B.S. '88, Chemical Engineering; M.S. '93, Ph.D. '96, Civil and Environmental Engineering | Professor, The University of Texas at Austin 

Terry C. Lowe 

B.S. '78, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering | Research Professor, Colorado School of Mines 

Richard R. Neptune

B.S. '91, M.S. '93, Ph.D. '96, Mechanical Engineering | Professor, The University of Texas at Austin 

JoAnn Silverstein 

B.S. '77, M.S. '80, Ph.D. '82, Civil Engineering | Professor Emerita, University of Colorado, Boulder