Alumni

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Rajiv Parikh is the recipient of the 2006 University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award. Originally from Goffstown, Parikh now lives in Palo Alto, Calif., where he is currently founder and CEO of Position2 Inc., an...
In the wake of the mass killings at Virginia Tech last week, the University of New Hampshire received one of its most meaningful gifts of all time: a mass notification system donated by UNH Alumnus John Olson, president and CEO of Whelen Engineering Company. During the horrific hurricanes in the...
At a recent banquet held in his honor, professional engineer and registered architect Robert Tillotson (UNH ’77) was recognized as the 2008 College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Distinguished Alumnus. Said Genise Bonacorsi, CEPS Alumni Society board member and 1994 UNH graduate, “Upon...
Joseph Paterno, Ph.D. (UNH ’63) of Gilford, was recognized as the 2009 College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Distinguished Alumnus at a banquet held in his honor. Dr. Paterno is a chemical engineer and before retiring in 1991 was corporate vice president for Norton Company. CEPS...
At a 2010 awards ceremony, mathematician and executive vice president and chief technology officer at Windward Investment Management, Robert E. Phillips, Ph.D. (BS UNH ’76) of Hampton Falls, was recognized as the 2010 College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Distinguished Alumnus. CEPS...
In May 2011, Dean Mukasa ’77, informed the CEPS Scholarship Awardees in the audience, "The Distinguished Alumnus Award is given annually by the CEPS Alumni Society for outstanding contribution to society in the field of engineering, science, or mathematics that has enhanced the image of the...
John H. “Jack” Smith ’50 of Scarborough, Maine, has an impressive record of commitment to his alma mater.  Jack founded the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences (CEPS) Alumni Society and served as its president from 2003 to 2012. On September 20, 2012 Jack received the CEPS Alumn i...
Gerald A. “Gerry” Letendre, Sr. ‘63 of Hollis, New Hampshire, has a strong, long-standing commitment to his state and his alma mater, which he serves as a member of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Advisory Board. On September 12, 2013, Letendre was honored with the 2013 CEPS...
On September 25, 2014, Muriel S. Robinette ‘74, was presented with the 2014 CEPS Distinguished Alumnus Award at the annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony held at the Memorial Union Building. The award was presented by CEPS Alumni Society President Genise Bonacorsi ‘94. Muriel’s engagement with CEPS...
As an engineer and entrepreneur, Harold Davis ’63 spent much of his six-decade career chasing technical dreams inspired by the goal of solving problems people said couldn’t be done. And for the better half of the past two decades, he dedicated a portion of his life to ensuring UNH students and...
Dr. Chao Liu, a recent graduate from the Li group, is doing well as a Postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University. Chao is pictured with Sir Fraser Stoddart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
Benoit '93 Recognized Nationally for Civil Engineer Advocacy
Darren Benoit’s professional passion for advocacy was born from the need for a voice to stress the importance of infrastructure investment to safety, economic development and transportation.