2016 Hall of Fame
The Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame recognizes Illinois engineering alumni, and others affiliated with the College, who have significant achievements in leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation of great impact to society. Each year the college will honor these remarkable accomplishments by inducting a class of honorees into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame.
2016 Hall of Fame Inductees
- BS, 1950, General Engineering
For his pioneering impact in the technical development of nuclear power and his advocacy for professional development in power engineering.
- BS, 1967, Electrical Engineering
For his role in developing low-power, high-performance computer technology used in today’s mobile devices.
- BA, 1953, Liberal Arts and Sciences in Mathematics
- MA, 1954, Statistics
- PhD, 1959, Mathematics
- Honorary degree, 1991
For his preeminence in numerical analysis, building algorithms that laid the foundation for high-speed scientific computing.
- BS, 1918, Civil Engineering
For his indelible influence in growing the sport of football in America—from establishing and coaching the Chicago Bears for 40 successful seasons to founding the National Football League.
- MS, 1988, Computer Science
For his breadth of influence in the fields of systems engineering and software development and for his investment and leadership in the Southeast Asia tech industry.