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Collins *63 and Connelly ’74 elected to the NAE

Departmental alumni Mort Collins *63 and Tom Connelly ’74 were elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Dr. Collins, a managing partner of Battelle Ventures LLC, was cited “for accomplishments as a builder and manager of technology-based companies and as an adviser to government and universities.” Dr. Connely is currently executive director and chief executive officer, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., and was cited “for leadership of interdisciplinary innovations in chemical engineering including cellulosic ethanol, polymers, and related materials being used worldwide."

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