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College of Engineering Stages Ninth Annual Outstanding Alumni Awards

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On Friday, November 2, the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its ninth annual Outstanding Alumni Awards Celebration (Registration & More info ») during Homecoming Weekend. The college’s celebration will be held in the Marriott Room on the 11th floor of the Campus Center at UMass Amherst. The Homecoming Reception & Awards Celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. During the reception, the College of Engineering will present its Outstanding Senior and Junior Alumni Awards to eight individuals who, through exemplary accomplishments, epitomize the potential of a superlative education at the UMass Amherst College of Engineering.

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These gifted alumni embody the college’s mission to educate the engineering leaders of tomorrow and help drive the economy of today.

The presentation of awards will be made by College of Engineering Dean Tim Anderson and the four department heads: John Klier, Chemical Engineering Department; Richard Palmer, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department; Christopher Hollot, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; and Sundar Krishnamurty, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department.

For additional event information, please contact Jennifer Wong, Director of Development, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 413-545-6396,

Recipients of the College of Engineering 2018 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 award winners are: Mark Bradley ’79, Chemical Engineering; Sadiye F. Guler ’96 Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering; Jennifer Jordan ’93, ’96 M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering; Frank Riordan ’91, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Recipients of the College of Engineering 2018 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: Daniel S. Amichetti ’12, Chemical Engineering; Seth J. Berkowitz ’12, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Kenneth B. Canty ’98, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Brian Mullen ’04, ’07 M.S., ’09 Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Their bios are available here. (October 2018)