The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) awards the Outstanding Alumni Award to graduates of CEE who have distinguished themselves through sustained dedication, leadership, and service to the profession and society. The nomination deadline is May 1 of every year and the award will be presented at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni reception, held in conjunction with Alumni Weekend.
Any University of Delaware alumnus with an undergraduate or graduate degree from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is eligible for this award.
The nominee must have a demonstrated record of achievement to their profession, as indicated by one or more of the following:
demonstrated leadership on significant engineering or construction projects, or programs; served in a leadership role in the public or private sector.
directed a company, agency, or unit that has made significant and sustained contributions to society through the exercise of civil or environmental engineering.
was founder or co-founder of a successful business, developed and marketed new technologies, promoted innovative technologies for the improvement of quality of life and betterment of society.
served as a mentor and role model for young engineers; fostered the development of young engineers.
demonstrated leadership and/or service to the professional community or society at large through serving on professional societies and boards, volunteer activities, work in the community, and through philanthropy.
demonstrated a record of excellence in civil or environmental engineering education through teaching, mentorship, research, and service.
A nominees’ connection to the University since graduation
, including participation in annual fundraising campaigns, will be considered.