Continue to learn every day of your life and be willing to take
risks,” were some of the words of wisdom shared by this
year’s Engineer of the Year, Patrick F. Abrami (MS ’75,
BS ‘72, Industrial Engineering), in his address to a crowd of
about 250 students, faculty and alumni of the School of Engineering
and Applied Sciences during its annual Engineering Celebrations
Abrami was selected as Engineer of the Year by the UB
Engineering Alumni Association in recognition of his dedicated
service to the school, where he chairs the Industrial and Systems
Engineering’s Department Advisory Board (DAB), and serves as
a member of the school’s Dean’s Advisory Council.
Abrami is a partner and consultant at Applied Management Systems
(AMS), a Massachusetts-based health care operations consulting
firm. He is also a member of the New Hampshire House of
Representatives, where he serves as vice chair of the House Ways
and Means Committee.
The award was presented by Kurt Bessel (BS '07, MS ‘08),
President of the UB Engineering Alumni Association.