Photos by Al Santos
The A. James Clark School of Engineering celebrated its students and faculty at its spring 2013 commencement ceremony on May 20 at the Comcast Center. A total of 868 students were awarded degrees. Keynote speakers included alumna and NASA Electrical Lead Engineer Ms. Florence Tan ('86, EE, B.S.) and student speaker Mr. Juan Quintero-Moreno, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
At the ceremony, the Clark School honored its faculty with the following awards:
- Poole & Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty: Dr. Steven Marcus, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
- E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty: Dr. Teng Li, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
The Clark School also honored its "Golden Terps," engineering alumni celebrating their 50th reunion and succeeding half-decade classes, which included the first female aerospace engineering graduate (Gail Salzman '58) and the first electrical engineering Ph.D. graduate (Walter Beam ‘47, ‘50, ‘53):
- Walter Beam, ‘47, ‘50, ‘53
- Robert H. Abrams, ‘53
- Charles Adams, Jr., ‘53
- Ray Cole, ‘53
- John Laberge, ‘53
- Walter McKee, ‘58
- Gail Salzman, ‘58
- Sanford Sternstein, ‘58
- Michael Jones, ‘63, ‘75
- Robert Madey, ‘63
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Watch the video from the commencement ceremony.
May 23, 2013