Alumni News

  • Doris Boyd (ChE’85) was the recipient of the Smart Award at the 2013 Girls Inc. celebration luncheon held at the FedEx Forum on June 27, 2013. Mrs. Boyd is Director of Environmental Affairs at Valero Memphis Refinery. She has been employed in the refining and chemicals industries for over 40 years, serving in various leadership roles, including Senior Chemist and Senior Environmental Supervisor. She is involved in the community as an active member in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and volunteer at the South Park Center for Girls Inc. Boyd was appointed to the Memphis and Shelby County Air Pollution Control Board by both mayors 2009 and reappointed in 2011. She also serves on the Valero Community Advisory Panel. Doris has been married for 40 years and has one son and two grandchildren.
  • Greg Emerick (ME’97) has been promoted to the position of Technical Project Leader at Cummins, Inc.  In this role he will serve as the Chief Engineer responsible for the design & development of one of the Company’s Next-Generation Diesel Engine Programs.  In 2009, Greg earned a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  Greg and his wife, Janie, and their two children currently reside in Columbus, Indiana.
  • The St. Louis Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently recognized Elise Ibendahl (CE’97), Senior Project Watershed Services Technologist, with the Private Sector Achievement Award. Recognized for her service to the engineering community in St. Louis, Ibendahl accepted her award at the CH2M HILL sponsored inaugural SWE banquet.