Professor and Head of School of AAE Awarded Distinguished Engineering Educator Award

Tom Cassidy, Frank Cappuccio, & Tom Shih
Dr Tom Shih was awarded the "Distinguished Engineering Educator Award" from the Engineers' Council of San Fernando Valley, California.

The award was given at their 55th Annual Awards and Honors Banquet held on Feb 20, 2010 with keynote speaker Thomas J. Cassidy, Jr. President Aircraft Systems Group, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems.

The Distinguished Engineering Educator Award is made to individuals who are outstanding in professional qualities and have a top reputation for engineering education and leadership. Nominees include individuals who have significantly contributed to students' extracurricular engineering activities, and/or to scientific achievements with respect to industry applications.

Dr Shih is pictured at the award ceremony with Tom Cassidy (center: President of General Atomic Aeronautical Company) and Frank Cappuccio (right: Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Skunk Works)