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2023-2024 Distinguished Engineers

Distinguished Engineer Award Recipients:

Mr. David T. Hudson
1983, 1990 B.S. Industrial Engineering

Mr. T. Lynn Lovell
1968, 1969 B.S. Civil Engineering

Mrs. Charlyn Gleeson Plunk
1992, 1995 B.S. Petroleum Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Dr. Rodney D. Priestley
2003, 2008 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

Young Distinguished Engineer Award Recipient:

Mrs. Aubrey M. Brockman
2011 - B.S. in Civil Engineering 

Mrs. Nicle Davis Viilo
2009 – B.S. in Petroleum Engineering 

About the Distinguished Engineer Award

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, 230 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.

Nominate a Former Student for the Distinguished Engineer Award

To nominate an individual for the Distinguished Engineer Award, visit the Distinguished Engineer Nominations page.

Distinguished Engineer Archives

Full biographies, citations, and photos of all of the Whitacre College of Engineering Distinguished Engineers can be found in the Past Distinguished Engineers Archives.