Engineering Hall of Fame
The Western New England University College of Engineering Hall of Fame was established in 2002 to recognize graduates and individuals who have distinguished themselves by making a significant contribution to the engineering field and/or the College. By honoring these outstanding individuals, the College of Engineering will show them its appreciation for bringing distinction to the College at the local, national, or international level.
Dr. Richard R. Veronesi
Class of 1961
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Terry A. Fuller
Class of 1970
Leader in transforming formative technologies into FDA-cleared medical devices.
CEO, Third Eye Diagnostics
Chairman, Fuller Research Corporation
Class of 1980
Vice President for Design & Engineering and Integrated Facility Planning Strategy
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Kathleen A. White
Class of 1978
Co-Founder, The Polymer Technology Group
William R. Ferry
Class of 1979
Founder, President, & Chief Engineer, Governor’s America Corp.
Class of 1988
Vice President, HALE Systems, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Edwin W. Laprade
Class of 1969
President, Industrial Units Division Hamilton Sundstrand Corp.
Walter M. Presz, Jr.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1982-2002)
President, FloDesign, Inc.
Ronald P. Lalli
Class of 1961, 1976
Leader in high energy beam and non-destructive processing
President, Litron, Inc. CEO, PTI Industries, Inc.
James V. Masi
Professor and Chair of EE and Director of the Bioengineering Program (1981-1998)
Former Executive Director, Northeast Center for Telecommunications Technologies
John J. Brennan
Class of 1971
Leader in controls and safety devices for the petroleum industry
President and CEO, Valve Systems and Controls
Class of 1966
Leader in ceramics, glass, and composite electronic components
Chairman, President, and CEO Elan Technology
Class of 1965
Leader in the test equipment and measurement technology sector
President, Leasa Metric, Inc.
President, Mag Media Ltd.
President and CEO, Metric Test
Member of The Founding Faculty
Inspiration to engineering students for 38 years
Steven P. Kitrosser
Class of 1966
Pioneer in Data Storage Technologies
Chairman of the Board, Maxoptix Corp., Micronics Computer Corp., Quinta Corp., and InPhase Technologies