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2016 BME Alumni Awards Recipients
The Illinois Tech Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has named the recipients of the 2016 BMES Alumni Awards. Michael Morley (BME ’08) [left] and Sean Pitroda, M.D. (BME ’06) [center] were named Distinguished Undergraduate Alumni. Monica Moya (Ph.D. ’09) [right] was named a Distinguished Graduate Alumna. Four alumni, Robert Dawe (BME ’06, Ph.D. ’11), Ashish Tamhane (Ph.D. ’09), Zhe Hu (Ph.D. ’08), and Christen Deanes (BME ’14), were also recognized for their outstanding achievements in the field. These exceptional alumni were recognized at the BME Alumni-Student Gathering on February 25, 2016.
Southern California Alumni Gathering
Alumni gathered with Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb [third from left] and host Praful Kulkarni (M.ARCH. ’76) [first from left] at gkkworks in Pasadena, California.
Photo: South Bay Studio
San Diego Alumni Gathering
Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb spoke to San Diego alumni about the future of the university from the rooftop terrace of the Bottega Americano restaurant.
Photo: Nathan Petty
Engineers Week Alumni Breakfast
Alumni and families enjoyed breakfast before exploring a variety of engineering concepts at the 32nd Annual Engineers Week Expo at the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus.
Photo: Bonnie Robinson
Houston Alumni Gathering
Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb [center] presented Golden Society medallions to Jay Fischman (CHE ’66) [left] and Richard Gillette (EE ’66) [right] at an alumni gathering in Houston.
New York Alumni Gathering
Alumni explored the architectural intrigue of the home and studio of David Ling (ARCH ’83) before hearing from College of Architecture Dean Wiel Arets in New York City.
Photo: Char Smullyan
Mies Birthday Party
Mies Society members and friends along with Illinois Tech faculty, staff, and students enjoyed a night of Mies-inspired comedy at the annual Mies Birthday Party with a performance by The Second City.
Photo: Michael Goss
Phoenix Alumni Gathering
Adam S. Hock, assistant professor of chemistry at Illinois Tech and assistant scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, spoke to alumni in Phoenix about “Computers to Catalysts, the Chemistry of 21st-Century Materials.”
Photo: Tim Trumble Photography
Bay Area Alumni Gathering
Trustee Sherrie Littlejohn (M.S. CS ’82) was among the alumni who gathered in the Bay Area to hear College of Science Dean and Distinguished Professor of Physics Russell Betts [left] present “Science at IIT—The First 125 Years.”
Seattle Alumni Gathering
Judson Althoff (ME ’95) and his wife, Laura, hosted Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb and Seattle-area alumni for a gathering at their home.
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