Medal of Excellence Awards Dinner

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 8:00pm
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Livingston Hall, Livingston Campus
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway NJ 08854
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Dinner and Presentation
Richard S. Weeks
President & CEO Weeks Marine, Inc.
Dinner Chair
James W. Hughes, PhD ENG’65, GSNB'69, GSNB’71 (2014 Medal of Excellence Honoree)
Honorary Dinner Chair
​The Medal of Excellence Awards, established in 2006, recognize graduates of Rutgers University School of Engineering who have distinguished themselves professionally since graduation in industry, academia, government, research, and business. The awards also recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in other areas including continued involvement in the School of Engineering and social responsibility.

Honorees are celebrated at a networking dinner event that is attended by alumni and SoE faculty and students, as well as an impressive representation of local industry members and other distinuguished guests.  In addition, the Rutgers Engineering Society (RES) presents its Distinguished Engineer Award at this event.

The 2015 honorees include:

Medal of Excellence for Overall Achievement

Richard N. Weeks, ENG’50
Weeks Marine

Distinguished Achievement in Industry and Commerce

Subhasish Roychoudhury, PhD GSNB’92, GSNB’95
Global IT Manager, Plant Floor Systems Application Management
Ford Motor Company

Distinguished Achievement in Education and Research

Raymond Iezzi LC'87, GSNB'96 
Associate Professor of Opthalmology
Mayo Graduate School of Medecine

Distinguished Young Alumnus/a

Eric Jayjock, PhD GSNB'04, GSNB'11
Staff Engineer
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Johnson & Johnson Company

Dean's Award for Service

Tracy Espiritu ENG’96
Technology Instructional Coach/Teacher
Elizabeth Board of Education

Distinguished Engineer Award (Rutgers Engineering Society Award)

Benjamin Fasano, PhD ENG'75, GSNB'80, GSNB'82 
Senior Technical Staff Member
IBM Corporation