Distinguished Scholar Award
The Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes doctoral alumni who have led distinguished careers in academia, private enterprise, public service and the arts. The Provost selects one or more recipients of this award annually from nominations put forward by the University community. It is presented at the University doctoral commencement ceremony.
The following University of Rochester engineering alumni have received this award:
2019: Donna Strickland, PhD, Optics, 1989
2015: Stephen Fantone, PhD, Optics, 1979
2008: Charles R. Munnerlyn, PhD, Optical Engineering, 1969
2006: Amit Goyal, PhD, Engineering, 1991
1995: Robert Potter, PhD, Optics, 1960