- Dr. Robert A. Rapp (BS '56) received the 2000 Gold Medal Award from ASM.
- Dr. Harvey W. Schadler (PhD'57) received the Distinguished Life Membership Award from ASM.
- Tim Fitzsimmons (PhD'91), served as the first ASM Congressional Fellow for the year 2000.
- Dan Whittenberger (BS'63, PhD'69) became an ASM Fellow.
- Jim Karl (BS'81) was elected to serve as Regional Director for Region 11 to the Purdue Alumni Association.
- Gene Meieran (BS'59) was given the Alumni Achievement Award from the Purdue University Bands during halftime of the homecoming football game.