UNLV Academy of Engineering

Academy of Engineering Society

Suresh Vishnubhatla (second from right), ‘92 Electrical Engineering graduate accepts the Distinguished Alumni Award with President of Engineering Alumni Chapter Mike Plinski, Mathematics & Computer Information Tech professor at CSN Alok Pandey and Dean Rama Venkat (left to right).

The Academy of Engineering is a formal recognition program for alumni, faculty, and friends who, by example, demonstrate the College’s values of education, engagement, inspiration and innovation.


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Categories for Awards

Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

The recipients shall be UNLV engineering alumni selected in recognition of outstanding career achievement, and/or community service, and/or loyalty to the UNLV College of Engineering.

Distinguished Engineering Educator Award

Recipients shall have demonstrated achievement in teaching and/or research and/or service to the UNLV College of Engineering.

Distinguished Industry and Community Partner Award

The recipients shall be individuals or organizations recognized as having made outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and have demonstrated loyalty to the UNLV College of Engineering.

Nomination Procedures

Nominations are accepted year-round and can be submitted by any individual or group. Self-nominations are also accepted. Committees established for each award category review the nominations, with final selections announced by the Dean. A formal awards ceremony is held in the spring of each year.

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2019 Academy of Engineering Society Inductees

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • Suresh V. Vishnubhatla
  • Glen Maxwell

Distinguished Educator Award Recipient

  • Dr. R. Jacob Baker

Distinguished Engineering Industry and Community Partner Award Recipients

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