Three Champions of AE Recognized at the 2018 College of Engineering Alumni Awards Ceremony

Three Champions of AE Recognized at the 2018 College of Engineering Alumni Awards Ceremony

Jan Davis eating dinner with Yigor YangCatching UpFormer astronaut Jan Davis, GT '75, enjoys a moment with AE Chair Vigor Yang at the COE Alumni Awards Dinner. See more photos from the dinner. 


Three significant supporters of the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering were honored, April 21 at the College of Engineering Alumni Awards Induction Ceremony held at the Four Seasons in Atlanta.

Bobby Noble and his wife accept award
Bobby Noble, MSAE '06

Dennis Williams (AE ‘68) was inducted into the College of Engineering Hall of Fame. Inductees into the Hall of Fame include alumni with an engineering degree from Georgia Tech that have made meritorious engineering or managerial contributions during their careers. Following graduation from Tech, Williams began a 28-year career with GE, which started in the aircraft engine business and is now sitting on the boards of Owen-Illinois, AMETEK, and Actuant.  

The Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni recognized Bobby Noble (MSAE ’06) for his advancement in the field of engineering and his early achievements since graduating. He is currently a senior technical leader in the combined-cycle turbomachinery program at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and is focused on advancing and shaping the future of electricity.

Former astronaut, Jan Davis (BS Applied Biology ’75) was awarded the Distinguished Engineering Alumni award. The award is given to alumni who have provided distinguished contributions to the Institute, profession, field or society at large. Jan had a successful career with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). She currently works for Bastion Technologies, Inc. as the program manager for Safety and Mission Assurance for the NASA MSFC contract.


Dennis K. Williams and COE Dean McLaughlin
Comparing Notes. Honored AE alum Dennis Williams talks engineering with CoE Dean Steve McLaughlin during the Alumni Awards Dinner. 

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