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Automotive Engineering Alumni

alumni home pageOne of the best ways to measure the success of a program is to look at the accomplishments of its alumni. We’re thrilled to report that nearly 99 percent of our graduates are working in industry or academia. This high employment rate and your individual successes give us a lot to be proud of.

We have dedicated this section of our site to you. You will find general information about Department of Automotive Engineering alumni, a contact form that allows you to update your information, and information on how you can get involved with the department. In the future, we look forward to adding an alumni newsletter, profiles, and other items that will be important to you. If you have feedback on what you would like to see on the site, please contact our Student Services Coordinator.

Distinguished Alumni Award Information

The Department of Automotive Engineering is thrilled to continue recognizing our alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award. This award recognizes distinguished alumni from AuE for their accomplishments in the auto industry or academia. Winners will have travel and accommodations covered by the department to our annual Fellowship Ceremony in October. Please see below for details regarding the award.

Past Recipients:

2021: Dr. Saeed Farahani

2020: Dr. Wesley Salandro

2019: Dr. Kavit Antani


        1. Submit 2 letters of recommendation: 1st from current or past supervisor, 2nd from colleague or former AuE faculty.
        2. Submit an updated CV/resume.
        3. Submit a personal statement indicating why the individual is deserving of the distinguished alumni award, no more than 1 page in
        4. Details regarding 2021 will be added soon.

This award is open to all alumni, regardless of current job position. Self-nominations or external nominations will be accepted.


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College of Engineering, Computing & Applied Sciences - Alumni Information
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