Alumni Achievements

ME Alumnus Sidney E. Fuchs inducted to the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction, March 4, 2016.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recognizes LSU ME Alumni with 2015 Explorer Awards for scientific and technical excellence:

  • Harish Manohara - cited "For excellence in leadership and interaction with industry and the development of advanced dual use technology."
  • Keith Comeaux - cited "For outstanding leadership in the planning and implementation of SMAP's system test and launch vehicle interface test campaign."  SMAP is the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite that launched Feb 1, 2015.
ME Alumnus Stephen M. Moret named President and Chief Executive Officer of the LSU Foundation, March 2015.
 
ME Alumnus Keith Comeaux and IE Alumnus Jonathan E. Martin inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2014.
 
ME Alumnus D. G. "Jerry" Wascom named President of the ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company, June 2014.
 
IE Alumnus Robert "Bobby" A. Savoie inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2013.
 
ME Alumnus Keith Comeaux inducted to the Alumni Association Hall of Distinction in 2013.
 
ME Alumnus Kevin Miller named Sr. Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream, LLC, October 2012.
 
ME Alumnus and NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Flight Director Keith Comeaux lands the Curiosity rover on Mars, August 6, 2012.
 
ME Alumnus Sidney E. Fuchs inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2012.
 
ME Alumni Roy O. Martin III and Stephen M. Moret inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2011.
 
ME Alumnus Sidney E. Fuchs named President and CEO of MacAulay Brown, Inc. (MacB), August 1, 2011.
 
ME Alumnus David W. Hahn appointed Chair if the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Florida, June 2011.
 
ME Alumnus Pradipta K. Panigrahi is Department Head of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2010.
 
ME Alumnus Gary R. Wooley  inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2010.
 
ME Alumnus Nikhil Gupta promoted to Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New York University in 2010.
 
ME Alumnus Richard "Dick" J. Juneau inducted to the Alumni Association Hall of Distinction in 2009.
 
ME Alumnus Roy O. Martin III inducted to the Alumni Association Hall of Distinction in 2008.
 
ME Alumnus Richard "Dick" J. Juneau inducted to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2008.