Alumni Achievement Honor Roll - 2009 Honorees
● Fadi P. Deek, Ph.D. BSCIS ’85, MSCIS ’86, Ph.D. CIS ‘97
Dean of the College of Science & Liberal Arts at NJIT
For his innovations in Research and Education including the initiation of the Information Technology program, the new Department of Biological Sciences and his cultivation of the Federated departments of NJIT and Rutgers-Newark; his leadership in bringing CSLA from a mindset as a service college to a growing college with increasing numbers of majors every year; and his countless efforts in mentoring both students and faculty.
● Eugene V. Dotter, Ph.D. BSCE ‘41
Owner and President of Dotter Engineering Corp.
For his recognized, outstanding structural design of thousands of projects many of which have enhanced the quality of life of residents in third world countries; and his receipt of the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award.
● Paul Eng-Wong, P.E. MSCE ’80, BSCE ‘75
President of Eng-Wong Taub & Associates
For his acknowledged entrepreneurial leadership in the field of transportation projects; and his continuing service to both the engineering profession and to the greater Newark community, including his alma mater NJIT.
● Earl Granville Jackson IV BA ‘99
Associate and Senior Urban Designer at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP
For his exceptional achievements in urban planning and design for complex projects, including a 1.2 million square foot mixed-use waterfront development in Bahrain; for his successful entries in numerous design competitions; and for his support for career development of many NJIT alumni.
● Lawrence I. Lerner, Esq. BSIE ‘56
Of Counsel for Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP
For his leadership in the largest intellectual property law firm in New Jersey; for his noteworthy pro bono activities, including the ‘Scimmager v. Sherwin’ case in 1972 that established the ‘one man – one vote’ principle in New Jersey; and for his tireless service in community and professional activities.
● Joseph P. McCann MSChE ‘68
U.S. Army CECOM, Fort Monmouth, Wire & Cable Expert for U.S. DOD (ret.)
For his significant development and patent of ‘Waterproof Electrical Cable’ that revolutionized the transmission of communications signals via cable in the 1960’s; and for his achievements with the U.S. Rural Electrification Administration in developing specifications now used worldwide.