Distinguished Engineering Alumni

2013
Henry T. Sampson (BS ’56), Director of Mission Development and Operations of the Space Test Program, Aerospace Corporation (retired)
Robert D. Weist (BS ’62), Owner, Koloa Rum Company
2012 Kristi Anseth (BSChE '92), Tisone Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, University of Colorado
2011 Ellen Tobias (B.S. '83) Vice President, Elanco Animal Health Manufacturing
2010 Norman Gilsdorf (B.S. '77) President, Honeywell Process Solutions
2009 Jeffrey L. Hemmer (B.S. '80) Senior VP, Solution Implementation, The Sinclair Group
2008 Michael J. Graff (M.S. '79) President and CEO, Air Liquide USA LLC and Chairman, Air Liquide Canada
2007 Michael H. Ott (B.S. '74) President, Polysciences.
Rick Roberts (B.S. '76) Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.
2006 Robert N. Davis (B.S. '68) Director, Technology Commercialization, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Max C. Downham (B.S. '58) Executive Director, International College of Surgeons.
2005 Charles D. Davidson (B.S. '72) President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board, Noble Energy, Inc.
2004 Emily M. Liggett (B.S. '77) President, Liggett Associates.
Lloyd M. Robeson (B.S. '64) Principal Research Scientist, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
2003 Richard H. Grabham (B.S. '70) Vice President - Global Polypropylene, ExxonMobil Chemical Co.
Ben J. Lipps (B.S. '62) President and CEO of Fresenius Medical Care, North America, Lexington, MA, and Chairman of the Management Board, Fresenius Medical Care, AG
2002 Deborah L. Grubbe (B.S. '77) Corporate Director of Safety and Health, DuPont.
Donald L. Lamberson (B.S. '53) Major General (ret.) U.S. Air Force.
2001 Robert H. Buckman (B.S. '59) Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bulab Holdings, Inc. (the parent company of Buckman Laboratories).
Donald Dunner (B.S. '53) Partner, Finnegan, Henderaon, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, Washington, DC.
Jay V. Ihlenfeld (B.S. '74) Division Vice President, Performance Materials Division, 3M Company.
2000 Linda Huff (B.S. '70) Huff and Huff Environmental Consulting Firm.
1999 Stanley A. Gembicki (B.S. '64) Chief Technology Officer, UOP.
David W. Pershing (B.S. '70) Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, University of Utah.
1998 Charles R. Kline (B.S. '61) President and Chief Executive Officer, EQUATE Petrochemicals (Kuwait).
William E. Smith III (B.S. '69) Executive Director, Global Manufacturing Services, Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis.
1997 Frank C Becker (B.S. '59) Vice President, Chemical Manufacturing and R&D, Abbott Laboratories.
Craig M. McLaughlin (B.S.'68, M.S. '70, Ph.D. '72) Vice President and Manager, Bechtel Corp.
1996 Dr. Ching Tien Liou (M.S. '71, Ph.D. '72) President of National Taiwan Institute of Technology.
David R. Rea (B.S. '62) Vice President, Environmental Science & Technology, DuPont Company.
1995 Dr. Che-I Kao (M.S. '66, Ph.D. '69) Chief Scientist, Chemicals and Plastics, The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX
Robert N. Postlethwait (B.S. '70) President, CNS Business Unit, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN
1994 Richard A. Hazleton (B.S. '64, M.S. '66) President & CEO, Dow Corning Corporation.
William Douglas Young (B.S. '66) Senior Vice President Manufacturing & Process Sciences, Genentech, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
1993 Frederick C. Haas (B.S. '57) Senior Vice President, Westvaco Corporation.
1992 Robert E. Gadomski (B.S. '69, M.S.I.A. '70) Group Vice President, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
William P. Madar, Jr. (B.S. '61) President and Chief Operating Officer, Nordson Corporation.
1991 William M. Schmitt (B.S. '64) Corporate Vice President and Vice President of International Operations, Olin Corp.
Dr. Jaime Wisniak (Ph.D. '60) Vice President - Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
1990 John F. Hesselberth (B.S. '62, M.S. '64) Director, Corporate R&D Planning Division, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., currently Technical Director, DuPont.
William C. Wishlinski (B.S. '68) General Manager Operations, Planning and Product Logistics, Amoco Chemical, currently Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Chemicals, Amoco Chemicals.
1989 Mr. Donald J. Orr (B.S. '61, M.S.I.A. '65) Vice President Chemicals Group, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
Mr. Edward Steinhoff (B.S.'56) Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Dow Corning.
1988 Mr. Albert R. Bernard (B.S. '67, M.S.I.A. '68) Vice President Paramins, Performance Products Group, Exxon Chemical Company (Deceased 1988).
1987 Mr. Bernard Butcher (B.S. '50) Vice Presdient an Director of Corporate Product Department, Dow Chemical Company.
Dr. Yen-Ping Shih (Ph.D. '67) President, National Taiwan Institute of Technology.
1986 Dr. Michael P. Ramage (B.S. '66, M.S. '69, Ph.D. '71) Manager, Process Research and Development Section & Process Service Section of Mobil Research and Development Corporation, currently General Manager, Dallas Research Lab., Mobil Exploration & Producing Tech. Center, Dallas, TX.
1985 Mr. Thomas R. Hodgson (B.S.'63) Group Vice President of Abbott Laboratories and President of Abbott International Limited.
1984 Mr. Gordon D. Mounts (B.S. '57, M.S. '59) Vice President and General Manager - Process Systems and Services Dept. of the Catalysis and Process Division, Union Carbide Corporation, currently still holds same position.
1983 Mr. Roger A. Moser (B.S. '51) Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Ethyl Corporation, currently Executive Vice President, Ethyl Corp., Baton Rouge, LA.
1982 Mr. Dave W. Schornstein (B.S. '50) Group Vice President Dow Chemical Company, currently retired.
1981 Mr. William G. Bares (B.S. '63) Executive Vice President, The Lubrizol Corporation.
Mr. Robert B. Covalt (B.S. '53) President, Morton Chemical Division of Morton Norwich Products, Inc.
1980 Dr. Vern W. Weekman, Jr. (B.S. '53, Ph.D. '63) Acting Manager of Process Research and Development Section & Manager, Catalyst Research Section, Mobil Research & Development Corp., currently President, Mobil Tyco Solar Energy Co., Waltham, MA.
1979 Mr. Donald T. Brophy (B.S. '42) Group Vice President and Corporate Business Manager, Rohm & Haas Company, currently retired as Group Vice President & Director of Rohm & Haas.
1978 Mr. Joseph George Temple, Jr. (B.S. '51) Executive Vice President, Marketing, Dow Chemical Company.
1977  
1976 Mr. Ashley Willard Lutz (B.S. '55) Vice President and General Manager, Chemicals and Plastics Division, Union Carbide Corporation.
Dr. John Francis Roorda, Jr. (B.S.'43, Ph.D. '49) Vice President for Planning and Economics, Shell Oil Company; currently retired.
1975 Dr. James B. Henderson (B.S. '46, Ph.D. '49) Vice President Marketing, Shell Oil Company.
Dr. Henry J. Ramey Jr. (B.S. '49, Ph.D. '52) Professor of Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University (deceased 11/93).
1974 Dr. R. C. Forney (B.S. '47, M.S.I.E. '48, Ph.D. '50) Assistant General Manager, Textile Fibers Dept., E.I. duPont de Nemours and Co.
Dr. J.F. Schorr (B.S. '54) Vice President and Director of Business Development, Dow Latin American, S.A. - Dow Chemical Company; currently Vice Chairman, Osterman & Company, Inc., Barrington, IL.
1973 Dr. John F. Horner (B.S. '46, Ph.D. '50) Vice President of Refining, Transportation & Engineering, American Oil Company; currently retired Senior Vice President, Amoco Oil Co.
Dr. Fredric R. Lloyd (B.S. '44, Ph.D. '49) Vice President, Elizabeth Arden - Eli Lilly and Company now (Deceased 1/3/90).
1972 Dr. Joseph A. Brink, Jr. (Ph.D. '53) (Deceased 8/81).
Mr. John Timothy McGinley (B.S. '63) Vice President, Corporate Development and President, National Resort Communities, National Homes Corporation, Lafayette, IN; currently President, House Investments, Indianapolis, IN.
1971 Mr. Robert W. Donahue (B.S. '41) retired Executive Vice President, Sun Oil Company, West Chester, PA (Deceased 9/92).
Mr. Robert C. Reid (B.S. '50, M.S. '51) currently Prof. Emeritus, Chemical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
1970 Dr. S. George Bankoff (Ph.D. '52) currently Walter P. Murphy Professor, Northwestern University.
Mr. Wayne B. Brewer (B.S. '44) (Deceased 3/23/77).
1969 Mr. Randall T. Murrill, Jr. (B.S. '42) Production Manager, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co., Wilmington, DE.
Mr. Robert A. Winslow (B.S. '43) retired Vice President, Exxon Corporation, NY, NY.
1968  
1967 Mr. A.B. Clarke (B.S. '41) retired Vice President, Standard Oil Company of Ohio.
Mr. Harold Yundt Hunsicker (B.S. '36), retired Manager, Aluminum Co. of America.
1966 Mr. Francis William Theis (B.S. '41) retired President and COO, GATX Corp.
1965 Mr. William J. Harris (B.S. '40, M.S.E. '40) Snead/Prof. of Transportation Engineering, Engineering Dept. of CE, Texas A & M University.
Dr. John Herbert Lux (B.S. '39, Ph.D. '42) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ametek, Inc., New York, NY.
1964 Mr. John Ellitt Haines (B.S. '25) (Deceased).
Mr. Samuel Salem (B.S. '49, M.S. '50) currently President, Diversitech General, Inc., Akron, OH.

Henry T. Sampson and Robert D. Weist  (front row, second and third from left)