The Texas Tech University Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering named Kenneth Baker, Lori Sisco Flansburg, Erna Grasz, Dr. Louis Gritzo, Dr. Victoria Richards Harkins, Wade Smith, and Lloyd Whetzel as recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Engineer Award on April 11 at a luncheon at the Overton Hotel in Lubbock, Texas.
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, 219 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.