Engineer of the Year

L. Rafael Reif, Ph.D.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Albert V. Baez Award

José E.

Sánchez, P.E.

Deputy Director of Research and Development

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Executive Excellence

Ignacio L.

Vice President

Latin America Area Business Organization

Cummins Inc.

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Arianna T. Morales, Ph.D.

Staff Research Scientist

Chemical & Materials Systems Lab, GM Global Research & Development Center

General Motors

Information Technology

Mauricio Guerra

Chief Information Security Officer and Director, Information Compliance and Risk Management

The Dow Chemical Company

Lifetime Achievement

José M.

Castellón, Jr.


Global Hawk Development

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Professional Achievement - Level II


Pedreiro, Ph.D.

Acting Vice-President

Advanced Technology Center

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Professional Achievement - Level I

Valerie Dawson

Senior Manager

Stowbins, Bin Systems & Secondary Supports, Interiors Responsibility Center

The Boeing Company

Professional Achievement - Level I


González, Jr.

Manager of Construction Services

Chevron Products Company

Richmond Refinery

Chevron Corporation

Most Promising Engineer Advanced Degree – Ph.D.


Lizcano, Ph.D

Research Materials Engineer

Materials Chemistry and Physics Branch

NASA Glenn Research Center

Most Promising Engineer -Undergraduate

Capt. Jason

W. Fischbach

Flight Commander

Mission Support Flight Lead, Power Space & Cooling Engineer, 485th Intelligence Squadron

U.S. Air Force

Most Promising engineer -Undergraduate

Nina Porter

Program Manager

Bombers Program

The Boeing Company


Ramon E.

Lopez, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physics and

Co-Director, UTeach Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington

Community Service

James E. Valenzuela

Senior Industrial Engineering Lead, Manufacturing & Testing Engineering, Engineering Operations, Content Subject Matter Expert, Weapon System Platforms, (Air, Land, Sea & Space)

Raytheon Company

Student Leadership Award – Graduate

Rosa E.

Candidate for Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder

The Boeing Company Scholar

Student Leadership Award –


Andrea C. Coto


Civil Engineering

San Jose State University

Latina TEAM STEAM Scholar

Scientist of the Year

Clarise Starr, Ph.D.

Deputy Chief of Applied Technology & Genomics Division, Aeromedical Research Department, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine

U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory

Chairman’s Award



Vice President

Global Corporate Responsibility

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Executive Excellence

Adriana P.

Senior Vice President

Global Head of Customer Support for Hospitality and Food and Beverage


Outstanding Technical Achievement


Rios, Ph.D.

Research Staff

Deposition Sciences Group,

Materials Science Technology Division

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Pioneer Award

Teresa Hamid

IBM Fellow, VP, CTO

Cognitive Process

Global Business Services

IBM Corporation

Lifetime Achievement

Rosa M. Bravo

Business Development Director

Accenture Health and Public Service, State of California


Professional Achievement - Level II

Andres Martinez

Program Executive

Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Division, Human Exploration and Operations Missions Directorate

NASA Ames Research Center

Professional Achievement - Level I

Annabel Flores

Product Line Director

Airborne Early Warning and Reconnaissance Systems, Space and Airborne Systems

Raytheon Company

Most Promising Engineer Advanced Degree – Ph.D.

Luis ‘Danny’ Bathen, Ph.D.

Research Staff Member

Almaden Research Center

IBM Corporation

Most Promising Engineer Advanced Degree – Master’s

Michelle M.

Garcia Sagredo Ang

Product Development Engineer

Texas Instruments Inc.

Most Promising engineer -Undergraduate

Luis Leon

Lead Process Engineer

Kimberly Clark Corporation


Krystel K


Castillo, Ph.D., Sc.D

GreenStar Endowed Associate Professor in Energy and Director, Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute

University of Texas at San Antonio

Santiago Rodriguez Diversity

& Inclusion Award

William C. Davis

Acting Deputy Director

Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity

NASA Johnson Space Center

Student Leadership Award - Graduate

Amirr Neal

Candidate for Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

California State University, Los Angeles

Chevron Scholar

Student Leadership Award –


Anibal E.


Biomedical and Electrical Engineering

Florida International University

Leidos Scholar