MG Robert D. Shadley
(BSIE 1965, MSIE 1966)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (2004)
Senior Vice President
Ordnance and Ground Systems
Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
Major General, U.S. Army (Retired)
For his innovative leadership and outstanding technical expertise in logistics management.
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1999)
Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics and Readiness
United States Army
"The order and discipline gained from total education at Purdue has been invaluable to my performance of duty. The "people" dimension to industrial engineering is the key to understanding how to accomplish the mission. Industrial Engineering has laid the groundwork and is carrying many organizations into the 21st century."