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Alumna Rena Bizios, who earned her BS degree from the Chemical Engineering Department in 1968, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).  Bizios was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2022, the National Academy of Inventors in 2019, and the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.

The College of Engineering has established the William W. Boyer Endowed Professorship in the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, a distinguished position created to attract or retain outstanding faculty members to CEE. 

The UMass Amherst College of Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards. These ten gifted alumni embody the best of innovation, dedication, and leadership, helping shape the future of engineering within the Commonwealth and the world.

Charles "Charlie" F. Perrell was a prominent engineer, businessman, venture capitalist, philanthropist, and recipient of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Alumni Award.