Kim, Wiser Win Alumni Honors
Dr. Jeong H. Kim, Clark School alumnus, professor of practice and the man for whom the Kim Engineering Building is named, will receive the President's Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UM Alumni Association in December.
Each year, the President's Distinguished Alumnus Award goes to an alumna/us who has achieved national recognition for excellence in his/her profession or field. Past Clark School winners of this award include Gordon England, '61, and A. James Clark, '50.
Another Clark School alumnus, Phil Wiser, will be presented with the Clark School's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award at the same ceremony.
The Clark School's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award recognizes recipients with professional achievements and demonstrated success; contributions to and impact on his/her field of engineering; recognition and honors received; service and contribution to the University; and various personal aspects, i.e. obstacles over come, community involvement, etc.
Past winners of this award include Michael Griffin, '77, and Dr. Kim.
Dr. Kim, Ph.D. '91 in reliability engineering, recently was appointed head of Lucent's Bell Labs. The Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building was completed earlier this year and was dedicated on September 19.
Mr. Wiser, B.S. '90 in electrical engineering, is vice president and CTO of Sony Corporation of America.
If alumni would like to attend the Alumni Association Awards Gala on December 3, 2005, at the Riggs Alumni Center, they should contact Sheree Mityga.
October 11, 2005