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College Stages 4th Annual Outstanding Alumni Awards Luncheon

On Saturday, October 19, the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst held its fourth annual Outstanding Alumni Awards Luncheon during Homecoming Weekend. The luncheon included the presentation of College of Engineering Outstanding Junior and Senior Alumni Awards to eight individuals who, through exemplary accomplishments, epitomize the potential of an education at the UMass Amherst College of Engineering. These accomplished alumni also embody the college’s mission, to educate the engineering leaders of tomorrow and help drive the economy of today. You can read bios of the recipients at

Recipients of the College of Engineering 2013 Outstanding Senior Alumni Award have brought recognition and honor to the College of Engineering through their professional achievements, leadership, and service to the profession, university, and society. This year’s recipients are: Massoud Amin, B.S. ’82, M.S. ’85, Electrical and Computer Engineering; John M. Cryan, B.S. ’58, Mechanical Engineering; Paul D. Engel, B.S. ’74, Computer Systems Engineering; Kenneth A. Lloyd, B.S. ’73, Mechanical Engineering; Michael S. Sarli, B.S. ’75, Chemical Engineering.

Recipients of the College of Engineering 2013 Outstanding Junior Alumni Award are worthy ambassadors for the UMass Amherst College of Engineering and have shown extraordinary effort and notable success in their early careers. This year the recipients are: Anatoly M. Darov, B.S. ’94, M.S. ’96, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Thomas J. Laramee, B.S. ’94, Mechanical Engineering, M.S. ’97, Electrical and Computer Engineering; David M. Lucia, B.S. ’92, Electrical Engineering. (October 2013)