Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni Awards

First presented in 1950, the Carnegie Mellon Alumni Awards recognize alumni, students, and faculty for their service to the university and its alumni, for their achievements in the arts, humanities, sciences, technology, and business.

Award Year Award Winner Graduating Year Category
1950 James W. Dougherty CE '11 Alumni Service
1959 Arthur C. Ruge CE '25 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1969 Daniel J. Smyers CE '59 Alumni Service
1969 Robert B. Pease
CE '49 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1970 Jack E. McKee
CE '36 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1972 David Moskovitz
CE '25 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1974 Thomas E. Stelson
CE '49, '50, '52 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1978 Anthony DiGioia, Jr.
CE '56, '57, '60
Alumni Service
1982 Jerry C. L. Chang
CE '48 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1985 Henry R. Grooms
CE '67 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1987 W. Logan Dickerson
CE '48 Alumni Service
1987 William J. Dixon
CE '40 Alumni Service
1991 Louis Shaffer
CE '50 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1992 Rodney J. Clifton
CE '61, '64
Alumni Achievement/Merit
1992 William "Red" Whittaker
CE '75, '79
Alumni Achievement/Merit
1993 Edward E. Lucente
CE '60 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1993 James H. McCartney
CE '54, IM '60
Alumni Service
1993 John Federick Graham, Jr.
CE '58 Alumni Achievement/Merit
1995 William "Red" Whittaker CE '75, '79 Alumni Distinguished Achievement
1999 Anthony M. DiGioia, III
CE '79, '82
Alumni Achievement/Merit
2000 Paul P. Christiano
CE '64, '65, '68
Alumni Distinguished Service
2001 Lawrence G. Cartwright
CE '76, '87
Alumni Service
2004 Anthony DiGioia, Jr. CE '56, '57, '60 Alumni Achievement/Merit
2005 Robert J. Krieger
CE '64, '66, '68
Alumni Distinguished Achievement
2009 Wayne S. Balta
CE '82
Alumni Distinguished Service
2010 Davie E. Williams
CE '64
Alumni Distinguished Service
2010 John W. Kovacs
CE '93
Alumni Service
2010 Richard E. Gray
CE '56
Alumni Achievement/Merit
2011 Elizabeth Higgins Durika
CE '03
Recent Alumni
2011 Hillard M. Lazarus
CE '70
Alumni Distinguished Achievement
2012 Paul C. Rizzo
CE ’63, ’64, ’66 Alumni Achievement
2013 Richard Creech
CE '84
Alumni Distinguished Service
2014 Joseph F. DiMario
CE '54, TPR '60
Alumni Distinguished Service
2014 Linda Kaplan
CE '07
Recent Alumni