James M. Frische
(BSIE 1964, MSIE 1965, HDR 1994)
Honorary Doctorate (1994)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (1989)
Digital Audio Disc Corporation
For his record of accomplishments and outstanding leadership of existing and new manufacturing enterprises.
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1997)
Chairman and CEO, Digital Audio Disc Corporation
Sony Music Entertainment, Incorporated
"Being an engineer is really a state of mind. The acceptance and analysis of inputs and reaction to them are uniquely addressed by an engineer. The ultimate benefit of engineering education and experiences is the mindset it gives us to deal with our dynamic business environment."