The Texas Tech University Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering named Chris Burchett, Dale Cherry, David King, Dave Martin, Keith McAuliffe, Mark Ramsey and Gary Thomas as recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Engineer Award on April 15, 2016.
The Distinguished Engineer Award was established during the 1966–1967 academic year to recognize the most outstanding former students of the Whitacre College of Engineering. Since that time, 225 former students of the Whitacre College of Engineering have received this honor. Recipients of the award must be distinguished in their profession, an inspiration to their peers, and have demonstrated a continuing interest in areas outside the field of engineering.
To nominate an individual for the Distinguished Engineer Award, visit the Distinguished Engineer Nominations page.
Full biographies, citations, and photos of all of the Whitacre College of Engineering Distinguished Engineers can be found in the Past Distinguished Engineers Archives.