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The A. James Clark School of Engineering celebrated its students and faculty at its spring 2013 commencement ceremony on May 20 at the Comcast Center. A total of 868 students were awarded degrees. Keynote speakers included alumna and NASA Electrical Lead Engineer Ms. Florence Tan ('86, EE, B.S.) and student speaker Mr. Juan Quintero-Moreno, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

At the ceremony, the Clark School honored its faculty with the following awards:

  • Poole & Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty: Dr. Steven Marcus, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty: Dr. Teng Li, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

The Clark School also honored its "Golden Terps," engineering alumni celebrating their 50th reunion and succeeding half-decade classes, which included the first female aerospace engineering graduate (Gail Salzman '58) and the first electrical engineering Ph.D. graduate (Walter Beam ‘47, ‘50, ‘53):

  • Walter Beam, ‘47, ‘50, ‘53
  • Robert H. Abrams, ‘53
  • Charles Adams, Jr., ‘53
  • Ray Cole, ‘53
  • John Laberge, ‘53
  • Walter McKee, ‘58
  • Gail Salzman, ‘58
  • Sanford Sternstein, ‘58
  • Michael Jones, ‘63, ‘75
  • Robert Madey, ‘63


View more photos from the commencement ceremony.

Watch the video from the commencement ceremony.



May 23, 2013

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