2018 Medal of Excellence Event Benefits Scholarships

Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Engineering honored six alumni for achievement in their respective fields at a dinner and cocktail event on Thursday, October 11. The annual Medal of Excellence event celebrates Rutgers engineering alumni with proceeds supporting the Rutgers School of Engineering Scholarship Fund. This year's honorees were recognized for their professional contributions in civil and enviornmental engineering, mechanical and aerospace technology, applied science, biomedical and chemical research, and ceramic engineering. 2018 honorees included Rose Angulo Cook, Lynn Angulo Faughey, Grant Lu, Christopher Sinko, Nasir Uddin, and Frederick Werner. Learn more about the honorees>>
 
"Each has made a difference through their professional leadership, and integrity. Each has made a difference through their accomplishments across a range of engineering disciplines... The achievements of these honorees and all of our alumni contribute to the life of our school and the next generation of Rutgers Engineers," said Dean Thomas N. Farris. "Your commitment is vital to fueling the success of so many Rutgers Engineering students by enabling us to provide scholarships to talented and deserving students and enhanced programs to enrich student learning."
 
Farris also extended his appreciation to the event's corporate sponsors that included Raytheon, AECOM, and AT&T Business. The event raised nearly $250,000 through sponsorships and ticket sales.
 
Medal of Excellence Award
Frederick W. Werner (MS'77 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
President of Major Pursuits
AECOM 
 
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 Alumus
Nasir Uddin (BS'10 Biomedical Engineering)
Senior Core Team Leader
BD Medical
 
Rutgers Engineering Society Distinguished Engineer Award
Grant Lu, Ph.D. (MS’80, PhD’83 Ceramic Engineering)
President
Heraeus Quartz North America