Remarkable Alumni in Engineering


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:

 • David Ed Crow, ME'66, PhD ME'72, for his work in gas turbine engine design for aircraft

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

 • Sidney J. Green, ME'59, for developments in rock mechanics and deep-drilling technology

 • Gene H. Haertling, CerE'54, for developing electronic ceramic materials used in cell phones, military equipment, cameras and other products

 • Robert C. Hansen, EE'49, for his contributions to the understanding of electromagnetic near-fields and small antennas

George Mueller, EE'39, for his contributions to electronic systems engineering in the NASA space program

 • Peter W. Sauer, EE'69, for his contributions to power engineering modeling and analysis, and for leadership in teaching and research

 • Larry F. Thompson, PhD Chem'70, for his work to advance electron-beam-resistant materials and technology for microlithography and related applications.