Alumni Honors

Early Career Recognition Alumni Award Winners

Fall 2019 Recipient

Electrical Engineering
Renee Frohnert
B.S. 2016
Electronics engineering at Lockheed Martin Space  

Fall 2016 Recipients

Computer Engineering
Abhradeep Thakurta
Ph.D 2013
Faculty member at UC Santa Cruz
Electrical Engineering
Daniel Rothrock
BS 2011
Electrical Resident Engineer at Bechtel Nuclear, Safety and Environmental
Computer Science
Michael Gildein II
BS 2009
Software Engineer at IBM

Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award

The Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumni (OEA) Award recognizes graduates who have reached exceptional levels of professional achievement. It rewards outstanding alumni for success in their field and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their profession. Established in 1966, the award is the highest honor bestowed by the College of Engineering.

Read the recently published press release to learn about the 2022 OEA Award recipients. 

Past Recipients

Early Career Nomination Get Involved Donate


The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering and data science and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

207 Electrical Engineering West

University Park, PA 16802


Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Electrical Engineering