Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Wildcats for Life
Tom Peterson, MS in chemical engineering 1973, won the award for Alumnus of the Year.I’ve always enjoyed seeing the array of fields in which our alums end up. They’ve taken those problem-solving capabilities and applied them in so many different areas. I think that is what speaks so highly of an engineering degree.
Photos from Space
Astronaut Don Pettit, PhD 1983, took thousands of photos during his three missions to the International Space Station and has published a book of mesmerizing images.You need to have some means of relaxing, and I like to refer to it as ‘orbital scrimshaw’ – in other words, a space-based hobby.
In recognition of her work in STEM outreach, Procter & Gamble executive Bonnie Curtis, BS 1980, received the College’s 2015 Professional Achievement Award. The mother of four children is also a popular speaker on overcoming the challenges of working motherhood.My passion is lifting up girls.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has recognized rising star Laura-Ann Chin, BS 2010, for her efforts to diversify the field. The process engineer at Jacobs Engineering designs biopharmaceutical facilities worldwide.I stuck to my roots and my passion. The UA played a pivotal role in laying down a sound foundation that has shaped my career.