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2003 Distinguished Alumni Award

In recognition for his leadership in engineering as president of the NAE, and his advocacy of engineering education and technical literacy.

William A. Wulf

William A. Wulf

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National Academy of Engineering

President of the National Academy of Engineering since 1997, Wulf was recognized for his leadership in engineering as president of the NAE, and his advocacy of engineering education and technical literacy. Wulf, who is on leave from the University of Virginia, has conducted pioneering research in computer architecture, computer security, programming languages, and optimizing compilers. A member of the NAE, Wulf also founded a software company, Tartan Laboratories.