Alumni Recognition


Nominations are now open for the Young Engineering Alumnus Award, the College of Engineering Alumni Loyalty Award, and the Engineering Innovation Award.

Honorary Doctorates

The honorary doctorate, granted by Purdue University, recognizes distinguished professional accomplishments.

Distinguished Alumni

Each year the faculty of the Schools of Engineering confers this award on approximately ten engineering alumni in recognition of outstanding achievements in professional and related fields of endeavor.

Notable Alumni

Since 1874 thousands of students have graduated from the Schools of Engineering, contributing to technology and society in countless ways. Here we present a few of the many notable Purdue alumni (faculty, too) who have shaped our lives for the better.

Outstanding Engineering Alumni