ASEE Selects 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees

Press Contact: 

Eva Miller  
Editorial Director 


Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2023 

For more than a century, ASEE has been proud to support the engineering educators whose work has modernized society.  

In celebration of the Society’s 130th year, ASEE requested nominations for its 2023 Hall of Fame. This designation honors the engineering and engineering technology education standouts whose work has made a significant impact. The selected inductees were announced at the Society’s 130th Gala on October 10.  

The inductees’ areas of influence are broad, with expertise in pedagogy, broadening participation, research, leadership and service, entrepreneurship, and more.  

Congratulations to these 2023 Hall of Fame inductees!   

Howard G. Adams 
Founder and CEO of H.G. Adams & Associates, Inc. 
Executive Director, National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in 
Engineering and Sciences 
University of Notre Dame 

Bernard Amadei 
Distinguished Professor and Professor of Civil Engineering 
University of Colorado, Boulder 

Jenna P. Carpenter 
Dean and Professor of Engineering 
Campbell University 

Marjan J. Eggermont 
Teaching Professor 
University of Calgary 

Jacqueline El-Sayed 
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director 
American Society for Engineering Education 

Stephanie Farrell 
Experiential Engineering Education Professor and Founding Department Head 
Rowan University 

Richard M. Felder 
Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering 
North Carolina State University 

Leah H. Jamieson 
Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Purdue University at West Lafayette 

Julie P. Martin 
Engineering Education Transformations Institute 
University of Georgia College of Engineering 

Adrienne R. Minerick 
Professor of Chemical Engineering & Affiliated Professor of Biomedical Engineering 
Michigan Technological University 

William C. Oakes 
Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning 
150th Anniversary Professor 
Professor of Engineering Education 
Director of the EPICS Program 
Purdue University at West Lafayette 

Matthew W. Ohland 
Dale & Suzi Gallagher Professor 
Purdue University at West Lafayette 

Joseph J. Rencis 
Interim Department Head of Mechanical Engineering 
The University of Texas Dallas 

Stephen J. Ressler 
Professor Emeritus 
United States Military Academy 

Larry Richards 
Professor Emeritus 
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 
University of Virginia 

Donna M. Riley 
Jim and Ellen King Dean of Engineering and Computing 
University of New Mexico 

Karl A. Smith 
Emeritus Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, Morse-Alumni Distinguished University Teaching Professor, and Faculty Member, Technological Leadership Institute 
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 

Ruth A. Streveler 
Professor Emeritus 
Purdue University at West Lafayette 

Douglas Tougaw 
Valparaiso University 

Phillip Wankat 
Clifton L. Lovell Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering and Professor Emeritus of Engineering Education 
Purdue University at West Lafayette 

Bevlee A. Watford 
Professor, Associate Dean and Executive Director for the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

Julia M. Williams 
Professor of English 
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 

Team - Katy Colbry and Dirk Colbry 
Michigan State University 

Team - Jon Leydens and Juan Lucena 
Colorado School of Mines 

Team - K-12 STEM Center at the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering 
University of Southern California 

About ASEE  

Founded in 1893 and celebrating its 130th anniversary this year, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) is a nonprofit organization committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. The global society spans all disciplines of engineering education and includes individual, institutional, and corporate members. ASEE’s vision is excellent and broadly accessible education empowering students and engineering professionals to create a better world.