Aeronautics and Astronautics
Infonet Services Corp. (retired)
For his forward thinking approach to enabling client access to computer mainframes that transformed a computer time share into the world’s largest provider of secure data network services to large and mid-size multinationals which provide sales and customer support in over 80 countries.
Executive Director – F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office
U.S. Department of Defense
For her exemplary management of complex systems bringing together the United States Armed Forces, consisting of the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy, as well as eight allied nations to implement affordable and sustainable fifth-generation strike aircraft.
Eli Lilly and Company (retired)
For his championing of key technical and auditing practices in the bio-pharma industry leading to the in-house design, development, validation, implementation, and application of computer based process automation and data historian systems.
Joint President and Chief Executive Officer
Sasol LTD (retired)
For his exemplary career in the petrochemical and energy industries formulating new approaches leading to technological innovation and excellence while successfully managing front-end development of multibillion-dollar expansion projects creating operational and financial improvements.
Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources
Director – Laboratory of Ecohydrology
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
For his internationally-recognized expertise in hydraulic engineering that contributes to the structural understanding of river basins and the role drainage networks play as ecological corridors for species, populations, pathogens and biodiversity.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chief Operating Officer
For her noteworthy managerial and entrepreneurial success in leading multiple venture capital and tech companies’ growth efforts by creating frameworks for performance management, technological infrastructure, portfolio development initiatives, business models and firm-wide operating processes.
Vice President – Sales and Marketing Group
General Manager – Olympics Program Office
For his instrumental role in the growth and development of the worldwide software developer ecosystem and building a global professional services organization that enhances the prestige of the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturing company.
Ivy Tech Community College
For her groundbreaking role in becoming the first female president of the nation’s largest singly-accredited community college system as well as her exceptional service to the State of Indiana through roles in economic and workforce development and public service.
Director – Global Engineering Technology, Fuel Systems Business
For his commitment to environmentally responsible engineering through pioneering innovations in fuel systems supply chain that push for the highest purity standards in the global market and demonstrating technical leadership in pursuing material selection and process design for sustainable global manufacturing.
Senior Vice President –Global R&D and Technology
For her visionary leadership in business management, product development and manufacturing expertise of large engineering enterprises directly impacting consumer products while advocating for diversity and inclusion within the STEM disciplines.
Vice President – Aerospace Technologies
For his established success in shaping business strategy and driving development across diverse product lines creating impactful innovations in the energy and aerospace industries through long-term technology roadmaps in strategic and transformational industry segments.
Chief Executive Officer
M S International, Inc.
For his remarkable success in modernizing the natural stone industry by establishing M S International Inc. as the first nationwide distributor in the United States for residential and commercial usage, and developing diverse supply chains across several continents as well as introducing RFID, imaging and data science into the hard-surfacing products sector.