Recognizing our Alumni and Friends

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences honors our alumni and friends with a number of different awards on an annual basis.

Alumni and Friends Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Achievement
    The Dean’s Award for Achievement is the highest honor presented by the school. It is awarded annually to someone who has made a substantial contribution to the practice of engineering or applied sciences and/or has had an exceptional professional career. The recipient is an honored speaker at commencement, where he/she shares advice and words of wisdom to students, families and friends.
  • Engineer of the Year
    Awarded by the UBEAA, the Engineer of the Year award goes to an school alumnus or closely affiliated person with distinguishing activities in alumni, community, business and professional affairs.
  • Delta Award
    Inspired by the engineering term meaning “the difference,” this award is given annually to donors who have made a significant difference for the school, our students, and our culture through their generous philanthropy.
  • Corporate Partner of the Year
    Awarded to a corporation that has invested significant time and resources toward the advancement of our school and our students.
  • Mentor of the Year
    Awarded annually to an alumnus or alumna who has dedicated considerable personal time and resources for the benefit of our students’ development and education.
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
    Awarded to a young alumnus or alumna in recognition of outstanding contributions to their career field, academic area, and/or community.
  • Volunteer Recognition Award
    Awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has dedicated considerable personal time and resources for the benefit of our students, school, and UB community.

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