The UMass Amherst College of Engineering recognizes alumni achievements with two annual awards: the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Visionary leaders in their field, recipients of this honor have reached exceptional levels of professional and personal achievement. This award recognizes distinguished leadership, service, teaching, innovation, and other exemplary accomplishments that positively impact society and the engineering profession.  

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Emerging leaders in the early stages of their careers, recipients of this honor are generally no more than ten years out from receiving their UMass Engineering PhD or generally no more than fifteen years out from receiving their UMass Engineering undergraduate degree. This award recognizes outstanding professional and personal achievements and highlights the recipient’s ambitions and potential to positively impact UMass, the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. 

Join us in congratulating this year's recipients.