Alumni Association Ceremony Kicks Off Commencement Weekend-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, May 13, 2016

Alumni Association Ceremony Kicks Off Commencement Weekend

Carnegie Mellon University’s Alumni Association honored 13 alumni and students for their professional achievements and service to the university during a ceremony and reception on Friday, May 13 in the Purnell Center for the Arts. For the first time, the Alumni Awards opened Commencement Weekend.

Since 1950, the Alumni Association has recognized more than 880 individuals with an Alumni Award.

Amoung the 2016 award winners, an MSE Alumni was honored in the Alumni Achievement category:

Kevin J. Handerhan is a globally recognized expert in the steelmaking and forging industries. He consults with specialty metals manufacturing companies on financial performance. Previously, he was COO for Ellwood Group Inc., worked in technical roles in steelmaking, and published more than 20 technical articles. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the College of Engineering in 1980, 1986 and 1988, respectively.