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Past Recipients

Each award recipient has demonstrated excellence in the engineering profession and an interest in promoting the name and programs of Villanova University College of Engineering. More specifically:

The J. Stanley Morehouse Memorial Award

Outstanding leadership at the highest level.

2020 - Patrick Treacy ’87 ME

1995 - Stephen B. Lester, CEE '65 MCE '69

2019 - Susan M. Ward ’80 ChE

1994 - Nance Dicciani, PhD, ChE '64

2017 - Charles DeAngelis '85 CE, PE

1993 - David J. Collins, CEE '57

2016Anne K. Roby, Ph.D., ChE ‘86

1992 - Merrill Buckley Jr. EE '49

2015John F. Hartner, ME '85

1991 - Clyde D. Keaton, ME '64

2014 - Peter A. Naccarato, CE '65

1990 - Charles A. Ruibal, ChE '68

2013 - John B. Canuso, Sr. CE ‘63

1989 - Joseph D'Ambrisi, ChE '50

2012 - Kurt G. Conti, CE '84

1988 - James R. Birle, ME '58

2011 - Louis (Gene) G. Alessandrini, EE '86

1987 - Donald H. Piser, CE ‘62

2010 - Anthony J. Melone, EE '82

1986 - Richard T. Gerstrner, ChE ’60

2009 - Thomas J. Hanratty, Ph.D, ChE '47

1985 - Charles A. Meyer, ME ’33

2008 - Zareh Baghdasarian, EE '83

1984 - Frank J. Ryan, ChE ’53

2007 - Robert M. Farrell, PhD., EE '69

1983 - Gerald A. White, ChE ‘57

2006 - Robert J. Bettacchi, ChE '64

1982 - Allen F. Rhodes, ME ‘47

2005 - Anthony Cavanna, ChE '61

1981 - Thomas H. Kuhn, CE ‘33

2004 - John M. Robins, CEE ‘70

1980 - William J. Scharle, ChE ‘50

2003 - Donald P. Fusilli Jr., BCE '73

1979 - Thomas J. McCormick, CEE ‘20

2002 - Robert Bartolini, PhD, EE, '64

1978 - Edward J. Goronowski, ChE ‘38

2001 - John P. Jones III, ChE '72

1977 - Daniel J. Keating, Jr., ME ‘41

2000 - Barry C. Johnson, PhD, ME, '70

1976 - No Award

1999 - John G. Drosdick, ChE, '65

1975 - Charles F. Kain, CEE ‘36

1998 - Francis N. Cavalier, CE '60, '59

1974 - James A. Drobile, ChE ‘49

1997 - John L. Hennessy, PhD, BEE '73

1973 - Paetrus Banmiller, EE ‘35

1996 - John J. Janitz, MCE '69

1972 - Eugene A. Barr, ChE ‘37

The John J. Gallen Memorial Award

Technical achievements by an alumnus who graduated from the College less than 15 years ago.

2020 - Christine Wood ’05 CE 1998 - John O’Rourke, Esq. MSEE, ’84, ‘89
2019 - Sherrie-Ann Martin ’09 ChE, ’15 MSChE 1997 - Geordi K. Borsari, PhD, BEE, ’87, ‘93
2017 - Francis B. Homer '03 CE 1996 - Gloria Lipovsky, BChE ‘85
2016 - Brian C. Glaister, ME ‘03 1995 - Dr. Gregory Muldowney, MchE ‘83
2015 - Andrew Blasetti, CE ’04, MSCE’ 06 1994 - Gregory E. Johnson, CE ‘84
2014 - John C. Duda, ME '07 1993 - Charles D. Jones, ChE ‘77
2013 - David J. Cappelleri, Ph.D., ME ‘98 1992 - Paul V. Knechtel, ME ‘81
2012 - Eric M. Ricci ChE '01, MS ChE '03 1991 - David B. Campbell, CE ‘76
2011 - Joseph A. Powers, Esq., EE '96, JD '99 1990 - Michael T. McCullough, CE’76
2010 - Steven J. Spear, BME '93, MME '99 1989 - Kevin M. Buckley, EE ‘76
2009 - Amy Kleist Holovaty, ChE'97 1988 - Howard J. Woods, Jr., CE ‘77
2008 - Craig Fennie, Ph.D., BEE '93, MCSC '96 1987 - Andrew J. Milligan, ChE ’73
2007 - Kathleen A. (Bielomyza) Mitchell, BChE ‘91 1986 - Glenn A. Reitmeier, EE ’77
2006 - Brian T. Smith, BEE ‘93 1985 - Janice A. Phillips, ChE ‘73
2005 - Joseph Wartman, Ph.D., CEE '90 1984 - Martin W. McCann, CE ‘75
2004 - Steven J. Christini, ME ‘95 1983 - John L. Hennessy, EE ‘73
2003 - Matthew Stober, BChE, ‘89 1982 - John M. Shea, ChE, ‘68
2002 - John P. Harrison, MCE ‘97 1981 - John L. Lear, ChE ‘68
2001 - Coleen M. Burke, ME ‘90 1980 - William J. Leighton, EE ‘73
2000 - Richard J. Pauls, PhD, EE ‘87 1979 - Alan J. Zupko, ChE ‘68
1999 - Mark E. Lewis, CE ‘87 1978 - Richard M. Gatti, EE ‘68
  1977 - H. Richard Orth, CE ’63

The Carl T. Humphrey Memorial Award

For an alumnus who earned a master’s degree from the College more than 5 years ago.

2020 -  Thomas Cassin ’83 ME, ’86 MSME 2004 - Ravikanth Pappu, Ph.D. EE ‘93
2019 - Lawrence J. Scally, PhD ’83 EE, ’85 MSEE, ’06 MBA 2003 - Philip Morgan, MSEE ‘94
2017Mark K. Muller '90 ME, '98 MSME 2002 - Abhijit Dasgupta, PhD, ME ‘89
2016William M. Brown, ME ’84, MSME ‘87 2001 - William M. Goble, PhD, MSEE ‘88
2015Gerard “Gerry” A. Fasano, EE ’87, MSEE ’90
2000 - John Collura, PhD, MSCE, ’71, ‘76
2014 - Richard K. Faris, CE '69, MCE '70 1999 - Yongping, Gu, PhD, MSME, ’84, ’98
2013 - Anne Mullins, MEE ‘87 1998 - Elaine A. Mitchell, ChE ’83, 90
2012 - Victor Manuel Garcia '98 EE 1997 - Donald G. Bright, PhD, ChE, ’72
2011 - Thomas A. Caramanico, CE '71, MCE '83 1996 - Anthony J. Kelly, MCE ‘86
2010 - Gregory Paxson, PE, MCE '00 1995 - Atef M. Sha’aban, MCE ‘74  
2009 - Maury B. Bayer, ECE '04 1994 - Timothy F. Dyson, EE ’79
2008 - Sudhakar Goverdhanam, MME '95 1993 - John J. Coscia, Sr., MCE ‘80
2007 - Alessandro (Alex) Perrotta, MSEE ‘94 1992 - Gerald Bauldock, MChE ’86    
2006 - Hanuman Mallubhotla, MChE ‘92 1991 - Albert M. Tantala, CE ‘65  
2005 - Farshid Maghami, MME '98 1990 - Dr. John M. Mason, Jr., MSTE ‘77
   

The Robert D. Lynch Award

Outstanding academic achievement and exemplary dedication to service by a graduating senior.

2020 - Andrew Lee ’19 ME 2010 - Kent M. Grosh, ME '10  
2019 - Stephen Spada ’18 ChE 2009 - Bryan William Wagner, CE '09
2017 - Thomas Saldutti '17 CE 2008 - Angela Lynn Russo, CE '08  
2016 - Brandon T. Wesley, ChE '16 2007 - John C. Duda, ME '07  
2015 - Joseph R. Brady, ChE ’15 2006 - Nicholas A. O’Donoughue ECE ‘06  
2014 - Gregory Campbell ME '14 2005 - Kathleen M. Halcovage, CE '05
2013 - Ian P. Dardani ME ’13 2004 - Sarah Banas, ME ‘04
2012 - William Albert  

The Gary A. Gabriele Memorial Award

Recognizes an alumnus who has promoted equity in the field.

Professional Achievement

Outstanding achievement in a technological environment.

2021
April E. Barkasi
Steven Benvenuto
David Guro
Phillip A. Piro
2002
Thomas Portland, MChE ‘72
Gerard Mayer, EE ‘73
Steven J. Christini, ME ‘95
Jay Beratan, CE ‘69
2020
Michael Gillin ’99 ME

Christopher McCartin '91 CE
Elizabeth Porter ’93 EE
James Rolston '10 ChE
2001
Stephen R. Fitzgerald, ChE ’72
Stephen G. Sawyer, PhD, CE ’65
Peter J. Sevcik, EE ’69
Alberto J. Sanchez, ME ’65
2019
Marc Cammarata ’98 CE
John Palme  ’88 ME, ’91 MSME
David Kolesar ’76 ChE, ’78 MSChE, ’82 MBA
Bernard Borghei ’94 EE
2000
William K. Lorenz, ChE ’68
Francis G. Fleming, Esq., CE ’67
James C. Wood, EE ’78
William J. Midon, Esq., ME ’75
2017
Kerry Cooley Bruggemann, ME ‘06
Christopher Damico, EE ‘84
Joseph Krackeler Ph.D., ChE ‘59
W. Todd Pohlig, CEE ‘72
1998
Carl DeMartino, ChE ‘48
Henry J. Rumbarger, Jr., ME  ‘65
Edward H. Reese, EE ‘59
Joseph P. Welsh, CE ‘55
2015
Patsy “Pat” Aguanno ’56 CE, PE
Timothy Arcuri  ’93 ChE
Brian H. Lange ’88 ME, PE
Nicholas Piazzola ’68 EE
1997
Martin J. Karpenski, ChE ‘71
Richard Kropp, MCE ‘81
William R. Hansell, EE ‘70
John Karpowicz, ME ‘78
2014
William C. Allen, ChE '69
Marc A. Franciosa, ME ‘90
Elizabeth A. Catania, CE ‘81
John I. Menzies, EE ‘92
1996
William J. Mazzafro, ChE ‘71
Lawrence M. Moy, CE ‘56
Katherine J. Palmer, ME ‘85
Dr. Robert M. Farrell, EE ‘69
2013
Aaron Cote, PhD, ChE ‘95
Robert C. Braun, ME ‘82
James J. Colantonio, CE ’68
Thomas V. Sanzone, EE ‘68
1995
Dr. Frank G. Dwyer, ChE ‘53
Robert M. Gallen, CE ‘64
Joseph W. Gallagher, EE ‘49
Michael S. Gaffney, ME ‘49
2012
Daniel C. Flynn '82  ChE
Paul J. Varello '65 CE
Karl  R. Zurn '66 ECE, MEE ‘69
Glenn J. DeSimone '69 ME
1994
John T. Doherty, CE ‘68
John E. Sague, ME ‘75
James L. Meyer, ChE ‘68
Casimir S. Skrzyczak, ME ‘62
2011 
Jessica M. Sant, CPE '00
Joseph P. Lingle, CE '90, MCE '97
Kevin P. White, CHE '80
Nicholas A. Calio, ME '65
1993
Michael F. Ferreri, CE ‘58
Dr. Randolph Phillips, EE ‘76
John A. Rossi, ChE ‘70
Neil J. Sheehan, ME ‘68
2010
David P. Didier, BCE '92
Adelene Q. Perkins, BChE '81
Christine M. Slocumb, BEE '90, MSEE '92
David J. Quinn, BME '02
1992
Francis T. Maher, ChE ‘65
Paul L. Streb, CE ‘54
Ronald J. Triolo, EE ‘80
Brian J. Ludwig, ME ‘68
2009
Sean McDermott, ECE '88
Irene Kropp, CE '83
Janice Peterson, ChE '82
Ron DeGregorio, ME '91
1991
Thomas E. Reilly, ChE ‘74
William F. Thompson, CE ‘70
Joseph H. Yuen, EE ‘66
Joseph T. Threston, ME ‘57
2008
Raymond Hozalski, Ph.D., ChE '90
Nelson J. Shaffer, MTE '81
Bruno Pattan, BEE '52
Peter Fong, BME '86
1990
Karen Mudry Avil, EE ‘71
Harold W. Blot, ME ‘62
Anthony J. Cavanna, ChE ‘61
Alfred J. Panepinto, CE ‘27
2007
James J. Schuster, Ph.D., BCE ’57, MCE ‘61
Luis A. Urrutia, BChE ‘75
Teresa M. Bassitt, BEE ‘84
Georges Facas, Ph.D., BME ‘81
1989
Andrew M. Allen, ME ‘77
John Collura, MSCE ‘71
John Paul Jones, III, ChE ‘72
Robert F. Wagner, EE ‘59
2006
James B. Mynaugh, Jr., ChE ‘80
Vito A. Genua, PE, BCE ‘72
Robert F. Slattery, BEE ‘92
Edward J. Phillips, BME ‘73
1988
Joseph S. Graci, CE ‘70
Donald E. Hawk, Jr., ME ‘81
Carlos B. Rosas, ChE ‘62
Lawrence J. Ziomek, EE ‘71
2005
Gerald P. Quindlen, ChE ‘81
Ronald Fender, MSWREE ‘79
Thomas J. Duffy, PhD,BEE ‘63
James McAssey, ME ‘85
1987
Robert F. Bonner, Jr., CE ‘58
Joseph Gerngross, Sr., EE ‘45
Barry C. Johnson, ME ‘70
Douglas F. Munch, ChE ‘69
2004
Elmer Roskovensky, ChE ‘67
Kurt G. Conti, CE ‘84
Joseph Dougherty, PhD, EE ‘63
Scott N. Marks, ME ‘99
1986
Robert A. Bartolini, EE ‘64
Frederick A. Costello, ME ‘57
Nance K. Dicciani, ChE ‘69
Putinas V. Masalaitis, CE ‘58
2003
Philippe A. Jacques, EE '73
Michele Finn Itell, ChE '85
Patrick E. McLaughlin, ME '85
Thomas Caramanico, MCE '71
1985
Anthony Y. Kam, ChE ‘69
Mark W. Nansteel, ME ‘77
Robert J. Yannes, EE ‘79
Chester J. Zegler, CE ‘57 
  1984
Frank J. Kempf, CE ‘49
Robert J. Leahy, ChE ‘48
Christopher E. Strangio, EE ‘72
Brian J. Sullivan, CE ‘74

Meritorious Service

Support for the educational and service activities of the College, including recommending Villanova to exceptional student prospects.

2020
Robert Creighton ’01 CpE
David Diehl ’00 CE
Ashley Ferguson ’09 ME
Thomas Portland ’69 ChE
2001
Jeremy T. Kampp, ChE ‘97
John M. Robins, CE ‘70
Samuel V. Brattini, EE ‘63
William G. DiMaio, Jr. ME ‘80
 
2019
Tyler Ladd ’02 CE, ’04 MSWREE, ’15 MBA
JoAnn Garbin ’98 ME
Maria Sauer ’12 ChE
Robert J. Merkert, Sr. ’59 EE
2000
Alan J. Uszynski, EE ‘93
Nicholas A. Calio, ME ‘65
Robert F. Gordon, ChE ‘80
James J. Daloisio, Esq., CE ‘70
2017
John P. Beyer, ECE ‘11
Adam R. Butler, ME ‘15
John E. Durrant, CEE ’76, MCE ‘80
Kevin Fogash, Ph.D., ChE ‘92
1999
Edmond Dougherty, EE ’69, MSCS ‘86
Petra K. Spencer, ME, MME ‘89, ‘97
Matthew R. Stober, ChE ‘89
John N. Scopetta, CE ‘49
2016
Brian P. Bozzo, ME  ‘07
Karen Damara, ECE ‘11
Alexander Myers, ChE ‘08, MSChE'10
Joshua Smolinsky, CEE ’03, MSCE ‘13
1998
Henry Acchione, Jr., Esq., CE ‘66, ‘73
Walter McDonald, III, MSEE ‘89, ‘92
Theodore R. Flint, ChE ‘58
William J. Albertus, MSME ‘82
2015
Joseph Callaghan, CE’59, MSCE,’63
John P. “JP” Gunn, ME’10
Melissa Morea Evola, CE’94
Jenny Papatolis Johnson, ChE’03, JD’06
1997
William F. O’Donnell, CE ‘65
David M. Kolesar, MChE ‘70
Daniel V. Wylde, EE ‘48
Coleen Burke, ME ’90
 
2014
Alisha M. Trocciola, ChE '05
Frank Ferrese, MCPE '06, PHD '13
Joseph K. Posillico, CE '81
Thomas A. DuBois, PhD '12
1996
Paul M. Ashline, ChE ‘79
Michael J. Howe, EE ‘70
Robert J. Fitzmyer, ME ‘50
John F. Igoe, CE ‘63
2013
Kimberly R. Palladino, ChE ’97, MChE ‘01
Matthew D. Bochanski, ME ’06, MTM ’08, MME ‘10
Robert L. Lund, Jr., CE ’78, MCE ’81
Mary C. Galvin, CpE ‘03
1995
James Maher, ChE ‘59
Joseph M. Giannone, CE ‘70
Zalpha Hashem, EE ‘79
John G. Gilfillian, III, ME ‘56
 
2012
William J. Leighton, Ph.D. (Bill) '73 EE
Michael P. Gigliotti '70 CE
James O'Leary '00 ChE
Daniel Weeden '89 ME
1994
Thomas A. Caramanico, MCE ‘83
Robert J. Casey, ME ‘44
Thomas C. Mullin, MChE ‘83
John N. Happ, EE ‘85
2011
Marie V. Maguire, EE '69
Karl F. Schmidt, MCE '82, CE '78
Joseph J. McMullen, Jr., CHE '00, MBA '04
Vincent J. D’Imperio, Jr., MME '87
1993
Alexander S. Baran, Jr., EE ‘75
Eugene N. Castellano, ChE ‘73
Paul K. Dainora, ME ‘86
J. Richard Tompkins, CE ‘62
 
2010
David B. Campbell, BCE '76, MCE '81
Christos E. Dantos, BME '80
Michael F. Hnatow, BChE '93
Richard P. Thompson, BEE '64
1992
Edward G. Barry, ChE ‘54
Susan M. Castellan, CE ‘84
Christine A. Heaney, EE ‘83
James M. McMonagle, ME ‘62
 
2009
Anthony J. Donadeo, ECE '95
Nelson J. Shaffer, CE'81
William K. Lorenz, ChE'68
Erin Vogel, ME'05
1991
Thomas F. Bailey, ChE ‘71
Frank E. Falcone, CE ’70, MCE ‘73
Robert A. DiRita, EE ‘62
Mary Cornell, ME ‘84
2008
Joseph Lamack, ChE '87
John J. McFadden, Ph.D., BCE '91, MCE '94
Peter Michel, BCPE '02, MCSC '05
Jordan Ermilio, BME '98, EMWRE '06
1990
Joseph P. Campion, CE ‘75
Diann L. Hritzo, EE ‘85
Stephen F. Salvo, ChE ‘81
Michael J. Stapf, ME ‘63
2007
Robert J. Grossi, MCE ‘67
Thomas A. Nowlan, BChE ’84, MChE ‘85
Arthur P. Ryan, III BEE ‘65
William P. Dierkes, BME ‘85
1989
James J. Ahrens, CE ‘73
William Crouse, Jr., ChE ‘59
Donald C. Dunn, EE ‘58
Richard P. Shinners, ME ‘48
2006
Robert F. Gordon, BChE ‘80
Pasquale A. Dougherty, PE, CE ’68,’75
Gerard J. Mayer, BEE, ‘73
Gary J. Nevard, BME ‘91
1988
John Del Ferro, CE ‘82
Thomas J. Duffy, EE ‘63
John F. Heilmann, ME ‘49
Joseph Sanborn, Sr., ChE ‘38
2005
James K. Logue, ChE ‘71
William O’Donnell, CE ‘65
Todd Little, CPE ‘01
Vincent Wagner, ME ‘89
1987
James A. D’Arcy, EE ‘59
Joseph G. Denny, ChE ‘37
James W. Eastwood, CE ‘68
David F. Graziano, ME ‘77
2004
Joseph G. Lamack, III, ChE ‘87
Michael Gillin, ME ‘99
Dennis V. Mordan, CE ‘88
Patricia Dougherty Stump, CPE ‘00
1986
Steven J. Casper, CE ‘80
Donald J. Koestler, ChE ‘58
Douglas J. Murray, CE ‘61
Frank B. Solis, EE ‘45
 
2003
Marie Maguire, EE '69
Peter Edwards, ChE '85
Amy Gauntner, ME '96
John J. Stranix, CE '78
1985
Robert J. Durney, ChE ‘61
Louis R. Kahl, ME ‘55
Gerald J. Palatucci, EE ‘64
Eugene A. Petracca, CE ‘75
2002
Bruce Uhlman, ChE ‘90
Anthony F. Naccarato, CE ‘88
Rory Sparrow, EE ‘80
Karen Hauck, ME ‘98
1984
Richard D. Avil, EE ‘31
Thomas G. Byrne, CE ‘32
Ralph V. Robb, ChE ‘52
Douglas M. Rode, ME ‘73