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Outstanding Alumnus Awards

Each year the Jacobs School of Engineering presents the Outstanding Alumnus Award to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves as leaders in technology development or engineering education. The awards are presented at the School's Annual Recognition Banquet held in May. If you would like to nominate someone for this award, please print and fill out the nomination form.

Past Recipients

2006
  • Dogan Koslu '90
    Founder, Treyarch, an Activision studio
2004
  • Shonte J. Wright '97
    Systems Engineer, NASA/JPL

2003

  • 2003 Marco Thompson, '79
    Chairman, San Diego Telecom Council Founder, Wind River Services

2002

  • Hossein Eslambolchi, '85
    President and CTO, AT&T Labs

2001

  • Rick Kornfeld, '82
    General Manager Texas Instruments-San Diego Wireless Center
  • John Brooks Slaughter, '71
    President and CEO
    NACME, Inc. (National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering)

2000

  • Daniel Alspach, '70
    President and CEO, Orincon Corporation
  • Brian Kenner, '89
    Founder and former CTO of Intervu, Inc.
  • Chung K. Law, '73
    Robert H. Goddard Professor, Princeton University

1999

  • Erik Engelson, '84
    Executive in Residence, Institutional Venture Partners
  • A. Currie Munce, Jr., '79
    Director of Storage Systems & Technology, Director of Advanced Technology, IBM
  • Greg Papadopoulos
    Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Sun Microsystems

1998

  • Robert Akins, '83
    Co-founder, Cymer, Inc.
  • Rick Sandstrom, '83
    Co-founder, Cymer, Inc.

1997

  • David Schwab, '79
    General Partner, Sierra Ventures Management Company