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Three ChE graduates receive 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni award

Arindam Bose (PhD '80), Peter Kraemer (BSChE '88), and Kimberly Underhill (BSChE '87) were among a group of thirteen honored on Thursday, February 22, as 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni. The award is presented annually to Engineering graduates who have distinguished themselves in any field in ways that reflect favorably on Purdue University, the engineering profession, and society in general.

Arindam Bose (PhD '80), Peter Kraemer (BSChE '88), and Kimberly Underhill (BSChE '87) were among a group of thirteen honored on Thursday, February 22, as 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni. The award is presented annually to Engineering graduates who have distinguished themselves in any field in ways that reflect favorably on Purdue University, the engineering profession, and society in general.

Arindam Bose (PhD '80) received the College of Engineering 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni award for extensive innovations in the biopharmaceutical industry related to the strategic planning, manufacturing, and process development of biologics and biosimilars in the clinical and commercial markets.

Career highlights:

2016-present Independent Consultant, AbiologicsB LLC
2010-2016 Vice President, Biotherapeutics External Affairs and Biosimilars Strategy, Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development (PWR&D)
2003-2010 Executive Director, Human Biologics Strategy and Sourcing, PWR&D
2000-2003 Director, Human Biologicals, PWR&D
1997-2000 Senior Technical Advisor, Human Biologicals, PWR&D
1991-1997 Manager, Bioprocess Development, PWR&D
1984-1991 Project Leader, Fermentation Pilot Plant, PWR&D
1982-1984 Research Scientist, Fermentation Research and Development, PWR&D
1980-1982 Research Scientist, Biochemical Process Technology, Battelle Memorial Institute
 
 
Peter Kraemer (BSChE '88) received the College of Engineering 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni award for outstanding leadership, career achievements, operational insight and preparedness in navigating the ever-changing worldwide landscape of the brewing industry.
 
Career highlights:
 
2016-present Chief Supply Officer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev), St. Louis
2008-2016 Vice President of Supply for North America, A-B InBev
2006-2008 Vice President of Operations, A-B InBev
2004-2006 Group Director of Brewing, A-B InBev
1996-2004 Senior Resident Brewmaster, A-B InBev
1994-1996 Senior Assistant Brewmaster, A-B InBev
1993-1999 Staff Brewmaster, A-B InBev
1992-1993 Assistant Brewmaster, A-B InBev
1990-1992 Staff Brewmaster, A-B InBev
1990 Group Manager, A-B InBev, Fort Collins, Colorado
1989-1990 Group Manager, A-B InBev, Tampa, Florida
1988 Brewer’s Apprentice, Warsteiner Brewery, Warstein, Germany
1988 Brewer’s Apprentice, Bitburger Brewery, Bitburg, Germany
 
Kimberly Underhill (BSChE '87) received the College of Engineering 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni award for remarkable leadership in research and engineering, supply-chain and marketing across the North American commercial products industry, and for success in creating exceptional workplaces for business customers.
 
Career highlights:
 
2014-present Global President, Kimberly-Clark Professional (K-CP)
2011-2014 President Consumer Europe (London), K-CP
2009-2011 Vice President & Managing Director, K-CP
2006-2009 President North American Family Care, K-CP
2005-2006 Marketing Director, North Atlantic Baby/Child Care Customer Development, K-CP
2000-2003 Associate Marketing Director, Child Care Consumer Marketing, K-CP
1998-2000 Associate Marketing Director, Feminine Care Customer Marketing, K-CP
1988-1998 Research, Operations and Brand Management roles, K-CP
1987-1988 Process Engineer, General Electric

 

Read more at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/People/Awards/Institutional/DEA/DEA_2018.