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Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

The highest honor bestowed by the School of Engineering, the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards recognize graduates whose accomplishments in their professions, communities, and University service have set them apart.

 

Richard DeBlasio

In 2017, Richard (Dick) DeBlasio was selected for the School of Engineering’s highest honor, the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for his contribution to the field of electrical engineering and the advancement of renewable energy research and adoption.

Bill Holt

In 2017, Bill Holt was selected for the School of Engineering’s highest honor, the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for his impact on the semiconductor chip industry and the advancement of computing.

Scott Santarosa, S.J.

In 2017, Fr. Scott Santarosa was selected for the School of Engineering’s highest honor, the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for the contributions he has made to enriching the lives and furthering the prospects for the poorest of society, and for his leadership within the Society of Jesus.

DEA Nominations

We invite you to nominate candidates who have distinguished themselves in any of the following categories:

Service to the Profession
To honor alumni whose work has brought them recognition within their professions or fields of endeavor or whose work has significantly contributed to the advancement of their professions.

Service to the Community
To honor alumni who, whether through volunteer service or paid work, have made exceptional contributions to the betterment of their communities or to the circumstances of a group of people.

Service to the School of Engineering
To honor alumni who have enhanced the stature of the School of Engineering through their voluntary association with the University.

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Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Bannan Engineering, Bldg. 404
Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455

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