Professional degrees

During commencement, 10 alumni and friends received professional degrees:

  • Terry Bollinger, CSci’77, MS CSci’80, of Ashburn, Va., chief scientist for the U.S. Defense Department’s DeVenCI program, which connects innovative private-sector companies with potential federal customers.
  • Doug Duchardt, ME’87, of Charlotte, N.C., vice president of development for Hendrick Motorsports.
  • Cary Dunston, EMgt’88, of Stephens City, Va., senior vice president of manufacturing and supply chain services and one of three executive officers at American Woodmark Corp.
  • Don Finfrock, MS CSci’68, of Gainesville, Ga., retired programmer, analyst and manager for NCR Corp.
  • Rob Johnson, EMgt’89, of Chesterfield, Mo., vice president at A123 Systems, a company specializing in automotive grade lithium ion batteries.
  • Kent Lynn, CE’85, of Washington, D.C., a client executive for IBM Corp.
  • Larry McCallister, CE’78, MS CE’79, of Anchorage, Alaska, director of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Projects and Program Management Division.
  • Tim Viox, ME’87, of Columbia, Mo., senior director of maintenance and project management for PARC Management LLC.
  • Jonathan Waters, Phys’81, of Pittsburgh, chief of anesthesia services at the Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • Linda Wright, ChE’88, of Houston, vice president of ExxonMobil Chemical’s Adhesion Industry Global Business Unit.

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