Each year, the College of Engineering inducts a select group of alumni and friends as Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Recognition as a Distinguished Fellow is the highest commendation given to graduates and others who have strengthened the reputation of the College of Engineering through their efforts.
Learn more about Distinguished Engineering Fellows Throughout the Years.
For consideration as a Distinguished Engineering Fellow, the nomination, including supporting materials must address the eligibility requirements as well as the selection criteria. All nominations must be submitted on the nomination form in order to be considered.
Nominees must have been associated with The University of Alabama in one or more of the following ways:
The criteria for selection by the Fellows Committee are as follows:
Noteworthy achievements and contributions may be evidenced by publications, patents, reports, theses/dissertation or other documentation. The degree to which a person has contributed to the profession, has made personal progress and has brought honor and recognition upon himself/herself, the profession and The University of Alabama are also significant factors considered by the Fellows Committee. The selection is neither linked to the possession of any degree nor contingent upon belonging to any organization.
Normally, these criteria will be met by those demonstrating a long and continuing effort of significant achievement.
Nomination forms for the Distinguished Engineering Fellows Class of 2020 must be submitted by Sept. 4, 2019. Download the nomination form, complete and print it, then mail to College of Engineering, Dean’s Office, Box 870200, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Call 205-348-2453, if you have any questions regarding the nomination form.