Charles (Rocky) C. Rhodes
(BSIE 1975, MSIE 1978)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (1997)
Co-founder and Chief Engineer
Silicon Graphics Inc.
For his international reputation for innovation and creativity in the design of visual computer systems.
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1997)
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
"In industrial engineering, I found a program where I could be creative and utilize my technical capabilities in spit of my lack of interest or skill in physical tasks. I am grateful to the School for providing me with this opportunity."