Medal of Excellence Awards Dinner

October 11, 2018
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08837
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Dinner and Award Presentations


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The Medal of Excellence Awards, established in 2006, recognize graduates of Rutgers University School of Engineering who have distinguished themselves professionally since graduation in industry, academia, government, research, and business. The awards also recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in other areas including continued involvement in the School of Engineering and social responsibility.

Honorees are celebrated at a networking dinner event that is attended by alumni and SoE faculty and students, as well as an impressive representation of local industry members and other distinguished guests.  In addition, the Rutgers Engineering Society (RES) presents its Distinguished Engineer Award at this event. Read announcement and honoree bios>>

2018 Medal of Excellence Honorees

Medal of Excellence Award

Frederick W. Werner (MS'77 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
President of Major Pursuits

Distinguished Achievement in Industry 

Rose Angulo Cook (BS'88 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
The FlexPro Group
Lynn Angulo Faughey (BS'88 Applied Science in Engineering)
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
The FlexPro Group

Distinguished Achievement in Research

Christopher Sinko, Ph.D. (BS'84 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Senior Vice President and Head, Product Development
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Distinguished Young Alumnus

Nasir Uddin (BS'10 Biomedical Engineering, MBS'13)
Senior Core Team Leader
BD Medical

Rutgers Engineering Society Distinguished Engineer Award

           Grant Lu, Ph.D. (MS'80, PhD'83 Ceramic Engineering)
           Heraeus Quartz North America