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The Eleventh Annual Science and Engineering Alumni Awards Celebration will be held in conjunction with the Spring 2019 School of Science and Engineering Distinguished Leadership Circle Reception on Thursday April 11, 2019


Tulane MakerSpace to Be Named in Honor of Donor, Graduate | February 15, 2019
The MakerSpace at Tulane University, which offers students and professors access to digital fabrication tools like 3-D printers, laser cutters, milling machines and lathes as well as traditional hand and power tools, will be named the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace, thanks to a generous gift from Dr. Scot Ackerman. Read Full Story

Students and Alumni Celebrate A Tulanian Thanksgiving | November 2018
As Tulanians gathered at the Sadeghpour home last week, the program’s Thanksgiving edition was no different with the exception of the number of Tulanians present (it’s much more than 12). The Sadeghpours generously invited 50 current students, TAA board members, and staff members to the feast, resulting in a multi-generational meal connected by an affection for Tulane. Read Full Story

In Memoriam: George C. Kleinpeter Jr. | May 31, 2018
George C. Kleinpeter, Jr. peacefully entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Read Full Story

Tulane School of Science and Engineering Honors Outstanding Alumni | April 27, 2018
It’s no secret that the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane houses exceptional intellectual talent, producing groundbreaking innovations in every area of scientific study. But every so often, the School ensures that this open secret stays wide open. At its tenth annual Alumni Awards ceremony on April 12, the SSE honored alumni Robert N. Ryan, Jr., Dr. Jennifer Berumen, and Dr. Scot N. Ackerman. Read Full Story

In Memoriam: Griff C. Lee Jr. | April 2018
Griff Calicutt Lee (Jr.), a retired civil engineer, recognized as one of the pioneers of the offshore oil industry, died on April 3, 2018 at the age of 91. Read Full Story

In Memoriam: Morteza “Monte” Mehrabadi | March 19, 2018
Morteza “Monte” Mehrabadi, dean of the San Diego State University College of Engineering and a professor of mechanical engineering, passed away on March 13, 2018, after a brief illness. Mehrabadi served as dean since 2014, shepherding the college’s growth and unprecedented grant-winning success, attracting bright new engineering faculty, playing an instrumental role in the construction of the new Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex (EIS) and serving as a friend and mentor to countless students and colleagues. Read Full Story

Engineering Grad Nurtures Love for Medicine | March 28, 2018
Nagel is the recipient of a 2017 medical school scholarship presented by LAMMICO, a liability insurer for medical professionals that awards a scholarship to one incoming first-year student at each of Louisiana’s three medical schools. Read Full Story

Making Waves Across Generations: Brian Barcelo, ME ‘65 | Spring 2018
He’s never had the pigments formally checked, but it’s safe to say that Brian Barcelo’s (Engineering 1965) blood runs olive and blue. Son of a large native New Orleans family, Barcelo’s father, brothers, and uncles all attended Tulane, his aunts worked on staff at the university, and his wife Gail, too, was a Newcomb grad. Read Full Story