CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State University College of Engineering recently honored some of its most distinguished alumni at the 14th annual Oregon Stater Awards.
These awards honor outstanding alumni who have used their education to excel professionally, provide inspirational leadership to others, and provide service that benefits OSU, the state of Oregon and beyond.
These awards honor outstanding alumni who have used their education to excel professionally, provide inspirational leadership to others, and provide service that benefits OSU, the state of Oregon and beyond. There are three award categories determined by length of career and accomplishments: Engineering Hall of Fame, Academy of Distinguished Engineers, and Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers.
More details on the awards and individuals being honored are available online at http://bit.ly/wdTUoL in a tribute magazine published by the event's premier sponsor, the Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers.
The 2012 honorees from the Pacific Northwest include:
Hall of Fame
Portland Stephen R. Hawke, B.S., electrical engineering '71, B.S. mathematics '71, retired senior vice president of customer service, transmission and distribution, Portland General Electric
Umpqua C. Scott Henry III, B.S. mechanical engineering '58, M.S. mechanical engineering '59, president of Henry Estate Winery
Vancouver, Wash. Robert L. Chapman, B.S. civil engineering '65, M.S. civil engineering '67, retired senior vice president at CH2M HILL
Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Bend Leonard Weitman, B.S. industrial engineering '78, vice president of technical operations at Bend Broadband
Hillsboro John D. Barton, B.S. computer science engineering '80, vice president of architecture group, general manager of platform validation engineering, Intel Corporation
Portland Ron Khormaei, B.S., electrical engineering '88, M.S. electrical engineering '89, Ph.D. electrical engineering '95, general manager of Lensbaby, LLC
Kennewick, Wash. Rick S. Heath, B.S. nuclear engineering '91, B.S. health physics '91, director of business development, AREVA Federal Services
Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers
Clackamas Ian C. Wendler, B.S. industrial and manufacturing engineering '00, director of research, development and strategic sourcing, Warn Industries, Inc.
Corvallis Randy Hoffman, B.S. electrical engineering '00, M.S. electrical engineering '02, senior engineer at Hewlett-Packard Company
Portland Bryan D. Kirkpatrick, B.S. nuclear engineering '94, attorney/partner at Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
Portland Brian Hales Timmins, M.S. environmental engineering '01, director of ETEC LLC
Vancouver, Wash. Stacy J. Frost, B.S. civil engineering '01, senior engineer at Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.
Redmond, Wash. Andrew Hill, B.S. mechanical engineering '00, lead mechanical engineer at Microsoft Corporation
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