Three Cyclone Engineers have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Dennis A. Muilenburg (aero engr ’86), chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company
W. Mark Saltzman (chem engr ’81), Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering at Yale University
Charles E. Sukup (agr engr ’76, M.S. ’82), president of Sukup Manufacturing Co.
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature and to the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.
Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the NAE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30.