ISE Alumnus Kirk Spitzer inducted into VT Academy of Engineering Excellence in 2016

Kirk Spitzer inducted into VT Academy of Engineering Excellence

Kirk Spitzer as 2016 inductee into Academy of Engineering Excellence
(from left) 2016 VT Academy of Engineering Excellence inductee Kirk Spitzer, College of Engineering Dean Richard Benson, and ISE Department Head Don Taylor

Virginia Tech College of Engineering inducted Kirk Spitzer as one of six new members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence in 2016.  Mr. Spitzer is a member of the ISE Class of 1967, Virginia Tech’s Ut Prosim Society, and a former member of the ISE Advisory Board. He became the 21st ISE alumna/alumnae among Academy of Engineering Excellence members.

For more information, please visit his ISE Alumni bio page and the news page “College of Engineering inducts six members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence” on the Virginia Tech News.

ISE Alumni inducted to the Academy of Engineering Excellence

The Academy of Engineering Excellence was established in 1999 by Virginia Tech College of Engineering and the members of its Committee of 100 Advisory Board.  The following 21 ISE alumni are among more than 140 Academy members.

Inductees are listed by the reverse chronological order of the induction year.  Please click the year in red to open the news article about the inductee announcement, and a page number to open the inductee's profile in The Academy of Engineering Excellence (2015) by Virginia Tech College of Engineering and the Advisory Board of the Committee of 100.

Name Inducted Class Profile page in Academy of Engineering Excellence (2015)
Kirk E. Spitzer 2016 BS in 1967 n/a
Outstanding Young Alumnus
Dr. Sharnnia Artis
2015 BS in 2002, MS in 2005,
Ph.D. in 2007
213
Outstanding Graduate Student
Dr. Kristen Casto
2015 Ph.D. in 2009 219
Dr. Vinod Chachra 2015 MS in 1968, Ph.D. in 1972 36
Dr. Joseph Meredith, Jr. 2014 Ph.D. in 1997 137
D. Wayne Snodgrass 2014 BS in 1968 187
Major General Daniel M. Dick 2013 BS in 1970 57
Charles O. Gordon, Jr. 2011 BS in 1969 86
Dr. John A. White, Jr. 2011 MS in 1966 210
Richard M. Arnold 2010 BS in 1956 5
Donald L. Sage 2009 BS in 1956 178
B. Fielding Rolston 2008 BS in 1964 173
Charles G. O’Brien 2007 BS in 1956 152
Outstanding Young Alumnus
Dr. Steven M. Belz
2006 BS in 1995, MS in 1997,
Ph.D. in 2000
217
Jack Guynn 2006 BS in 1964 92
Haller G. Prillaman 2004 BS in 1955 160
Earl F. Myerholtz 2003 BS in 1948 149
John F. Sweers 2001 BS in 1946 192
John Grado 2000 BS in 1951 89
William S. Cross, Jr. 1999 BS in 1941 46
Charles O. Gordon, Sr. 1999 BS in 1942 88