Anyone who sails a U.S. ship flies a U.S. aircraft, fights wars, locates targets, responds to natural disasters, or even navigates with a cell phone relies on the NGA. That’s why Ernest Smiley, NGA’s chief data scientist, is BEYA Scientist of the Year.
Once a bootstrapping startup, Morgan State University’s School of Engineering has grown into a top producer of engineers for the American workforce. That success is due in no small part to the work of one man: Eugene M. DeLoatch.
Duy-Loan Le, the 2002 Women of Color Magazine Technologist of the Year, was a senior fellow at Texas Instruments responsible for technology readiness and operational execution. She also worked to grow new businesses and revenue in Vietnam.
It’s been a bumper year for Morgan State University’s Dr. Yacob Astatke. In February he won a BEYA for College-level Promotion of Education at the 31st BEYA STEM Conference. This week, the Airbus Group and the Global Engineering Deans Council gave him another award.
The BEYA STEM Selection Committee has voted to present the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year Award to veteran educator Dr. Eugene M. DeLoatch for bringing about progress in higher education during his 50-year career. The 31st BEYA will be presented at BEYA STEM’s 31st Annual Conference.
Aleksandra Boskovic, research director for optics, surface and integration technologies at Corning Incorporated, will be named 2016 Technologist of the Year at the 21st Annual Women of Color STEM Conference this week.