School of Mechanical Engineering
2006 Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award Recipients

James J. AllenJames J. Allen

PhD '81

Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, MEMS Device Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

John H. AtwoodJohn H. Atwood

BSME '51

Retired Chairman, CEO & President, Atwood Oceanics, Incorporated, Barker, Texas

Patricia J. BishopPatricia J. Bishop

MSME '72

PhD '76, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

J. Douglas FieldJ. Douglas Field

BSME '87

Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Design & Engineering, Segway, LLC, Bedford, New Hampshire

Roger B. GatewoodRoger B. Gatewood

BSME '68

President, Westbay City Homes, LLC, St. Petersburg, Florida

John E. Grimmer

John E. Grimmer


Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Grimmer Industries, Incorporated, Franklin, Indiana

Michael S. Kelly

Michael S. Kelly

BSME '78; MSME '83

Vice President of Operations, X PRIZE Cup and X PRIZE Foundation, Santa Monica, California