In the academy
National Academy of Engineering members
In addition to Richard Stegemeier, PetE'50, 10 other S&T alumni have been elected into the National Academy of Engineering. They include his brother, George L. Stegemeier , PetE'52, who was chosen for his contributions to oil recovery methods and his process for remediating contaminated soils.
Other alumni in the NAE are:
• Delbert Day, CerE'58, for his development of glass microspheres to treat liver cancer
• Farouk El-Baz, MS GGph'61, PhD GGph'64, for selecting the landing sites for the Apollo missions and pioneering methods of discovering subsurface freshwater
• George Mueller, EE'39, for his contributions to electronic systems engineering in the NASA space program