John R. Hodowal

(BSIE 1966)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (1990)
Chairman of the Board and CEO
IPALCO Enterprises, Incorporated
For his outstanding leadership as an engineer, attorney, and executive.
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1997)
Chairman of the Board
President of IPALCO Enterprises, Inc.
"I've had the good fortune to combine an engineering education with a legal education. Combining the discipline of a science-based approach with the open-mindedness of the legal process approach has been most valuable to me in my career and everyday life. And it all began at Purdue."