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Kullman Named Member of National Academy of Engineering
Alumna Ellen Kullman, E78, former Chair of the Board and CEO of DuPont, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), which is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Kullman was elected "for leadership in the business growth and transformation of a global science and engineering company."
[posted 2/25/15]

Kullman Received the 2015 Drexel Engineering Leader of the Year Award
Alumna Ellen Kullman, E78, former Chair of the Board and CEO of DuPont, was named Drexel University's 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year. Kullman, also a member of the Tufts Board of Trustees and Engineering Board of Advisors, is honored for her leadership in the development of technology-based solutions to societal problems, and as a role model for current and future generations of engineers. Kullman is the second woman after Dean Linda M. Abriola, to receive the award.
[posted 1/7/15]

Kullman Awarded the 2015 International Palladium Medal
Mechanical engineering alumna Ellen Kullman, E78, is the 2015 recipient of the International Palladium Medal from the The Société de Chimie Industrielle–American Section for her distinguished contributions to the chemical industry and thereby to the enhancement of the international aims and objectives of the Société de Chimie Industrielle. Kullman is the former chair of the board and chief executive officer of DuPont, and she is on the board of trustees of Tufts University and the board of advisors for Tufts School of Engineering.

Vannevar Bush Dean's Medal Lecture: Richard H. Frenkiel, E63
Mr. Richard H. Frenkiel, E63 — 2013 Charles Stark Draper Prize Recipient and 1994 National Medal of Technology and Innovation Recipient — delivered the second Vannevar Bush Dean's Medal Lecture at Tufts School of Engineering.

Bargar, E12, Systems Analyst at Intuitive Surgical
Alumnus Clifford Bargar, E12, recently received an master's in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and accepted a position at Intuitive Surgical located in Sunnyvale, CA as a Systems Analyst. "I'm excited to get to design and build surgical robots, following my father Robert Bargar M81 and grandfather Harold Bargar A44, M47 into the medical field," says Cliff.