SEAS inducts seven new members into GW Engineering Hall of Fame

Seven alumni were inducted into the GW Engineering Hall of Fame Friday. File photo by Katie Causey | Hatchet Staff Photographer
Seven alumni were inducted into the GW Engineering Hall of Fame Thursday. File photo by Katie Causey | Photo Editor

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences inducted seven alumni into the GW Engineering Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Science and Engineering Hall Thursday, according to a press release from the school.

The Hall of Fame was created in 2006 to recognize the accomplishments of individuals who have worked with or graduated from SEAS, and have made important contributions in the fields of engineering, technology, management or public service.

SEAS Dean David Dolling said in the release that this years inductees have worked on projects that have “had a tremendous impact on our society,” including the Hubble Space Telescope Program and the Navy’s Electromagnetic Railgun Project.

“Our GW Engineering Hall of Fame inductees are a truly impressive group of engineering leaders who have dedicated themselves to excellence in innovation and management and to shepherding into existence numerous cutting-edge technologies that help us protect our nation and explore our universe,” Dolling said.

The inductees were:

Donald Blount, B.S. ‘63
President, Donald L. Blount & Associates Inc.

Gennaro Colabatistto, M.S. ‘96
President of Defence & Security, CAE, Inc.

Elizabeth D’Andrea, D.Sc. ‘06
Program Manager, U.S. Office of Naval Research

Kevin Kelly, M.S. ‘97
Chief Executive Officer, LGS Innovations

Ronald Luman, D.Sc. ‘98
Chief of Staff, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University

Patrick Marolda, M.S. ‘86
Chief Operating Officer, Defence, Rolls Royce

Christopher Scolese, M.S. ‘82
Director, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

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