Alumni Merit Award Winners

The Materials Science and Engineering Alumni Merit Award is presented at the College of Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner, part of the Michigan Engineering Homecoming Weekend.  Winners are those alumni who have made a difference in their field – and in the world. 


 Distinguished Alumni Lecture

The Department Distinguished Alumni Lecture is an award to recognize alumni who have made seminal contribution to materials research, as evident by published scholarship, patents/technology transfer, mentoring of early career materials researchers and service to the materials profession. The award recipients will be mid-to-late career researchers in academia, government or industrial R&D.


Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship in Materials Processing

This lectureship was endowed by Professor Emeritus Robert Pehlke (BSE MetE ’55). This annual lecture will feature distinguished materials researchers and academics who will speak on topics about or concerning processing of engineering materials.




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