Donald DeFosset Jr.

(BSIE 1971)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (1995)
President, Safety Restraint Systems
AlliedSignal Automotive
For his outstanding executive leadership at three of America's premier manufacturing companies.
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1997)
President, Truck Group, Navistar International
"As our business community has become more technically complex, the role of the engineer is more critical than ever. The understanding of business systems and the ability to simplify and eliminate non value-added activities is the essence of the industrial engineer. It has never been in higher demand."