OCTOBER 26, 2015
GW Inducts Seven Into Engineering Hall of Fame
Goddard Space Flight Center director, applied physics lab chief of staff are among those honored at annual SEAS event.
By James Irwin
Seven George Washington University graduates, including the director of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the chief of staff of the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, were honored Thursday night by the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the 2015 GW Engineering Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Christopher Scolese, M.S. ’82, the center director at NASA Goddard, and Ronald Luman, D.Sc. ’98, a longtime member of the physics community at Johns Hopkins, were joined by Donald Blount, B.S. ’63; Gennaro Colabatistto, M.S. ’96; Elizabeth D’Andrea, D.Sc. ’06; Kevin Kelly, M.S. ’97; and Patrick Marolda, M.S. ’86, as honorees Thursday. The annual event, held at Science and Engineering Hall, featured remarks from School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean David Dolling and Provost Steven Lerman.
> Mr. Blount is the founder of Donald L. Blount & Associates, a naval architecture and marine engineering design firm. Previously, he was a civilian employee at the Department of the Navy, where he conducted research and engineering programs relating to technology in hydrodynamics and later conducted research in the design and testing of military craft.
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