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2016 Distinguished Alumni

The College of Engineering & Science recognizes alumni from each of the College’s degree programs annually.

The January 2016 program award recipients were:

Biomedical Engineering

Mr. Scott Robey
Vice President of Marketing at Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.

Chemical Engineering

Mr. Jerry Hudson (posthumous)
Retired Engineering Manager and Vice President/ General Manager of BE&K
Mobile, AL Office


Dr. Paula Craigo
Medical Co-Director of the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Medical Simulation Center and Co-Chair of the Mayo Tri-State Simulation Council

Civil Engineering

Mr. Mike Pearson
Retired President and CEO of Orion Marine

Computer Science

Mr. George W. “G.W.” Estep II
President and CEO of ZedaSoft, Inc.

Construction Engineering Technology

Mr. Ken Hart
Co-Owner of SSi Incorporated and Vice President and Manager of the SSi Project Management and Estimating Team

Electrical Engineering

Dr. Jack Wisterman (posthumous)
Retired Professor of Electrical Engineering at Louisiana Tech

Electrical Engineering Technology

Mr. Chris Remont
Director of Program Management for Bollinger Shipyards

Industrial Engineering

Mr. James Lamar Joyner
Retired Chief of the Kennedy Space Center Reliability and Safety Engineering Division in the Mission Assurance Directorate

Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. F. Russell Richards
Consultant with F.R. Richards Operations Research

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Melvin R. Corley
Retired Academic Director for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology and Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Louisiana Tech


Dr. J. Andrew Green
Applied Physicist for National Security Technologies

Petroleum Engineering

Mr. L. Paul Teague
Retired Texaco Executive and Director of Cimarex Energy Company