Alumni Achievement Honor Roll - 2007 Honorees

Heriberto ‘Herby’ Cabezas, Jr., Ph.D. ’80 BSChE Magna Cum Laude
Chief, Sustainable Environmental Branch, U.S. EPA
For his recognized leadership in the field of sustainable environmental technology, mentoring for post-doctoral research associates, and his extensive professional volunteer activities.
Victor J. Ferlise, Esq. ’67 BSME
Deputy to Commanding General (Ret.), U.S. Army CECOM
For his executive leadership in a major U.S. Army command post, his vision in contract acquisition reform initiatives, and his service on the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Armed Forces and Veteran Affairs.
Kevin F. Gallagher ’80 BSChE
President, Croda Inc.
For his leadership in the U.S. and Canada markets for bio-active ingredients for personal care products and for specialty sealants to the automotive industry as well as numerous related patents and publications.
Fred H. Kulhawy, Ph.D., P.E. ’64 BSCE, ’66 MSCE
Professor, Cornell University School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Graduate Faculty of Geological Sciences
For his acknowledged, global leadership in deep foundation technology, his contributions to related research investigations, and his volunteer role in many professional associations, including ASCE, ASEE, ASTM, and IEEE.
Michael P. McDermott ’88 BSIE, ’89 MSIE
Site Managing Director, Wyeth Pharmaceutical
For his leadership in manufacturing and research in the pharmaceutical industry, his service to NJIT as an adjunct professor, and his numerous volunteer activities to such organizations as the Juvenile Diabetes and Cystic Fibrosis Foundations, and the Rockland County (NY) Economic Development Board.