The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host the 16th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship Fund and the NCE Dean's Fund.
"NCE has a long tradition of educating some of the best engineers of the future, giving them hands-on experiences along the way," said Interim Dean Basil C. Baltzis. "We are proud of all our students and alumni as we see them overcoming a number of obstacles, completing their education, and embarking on very productive careers."
The 2014 NCE Outstanding Alumnus Award will be presented to Donald Cronin '75, PCMH, President of Alternative Technologies, Inc., and Edward J. Schmeltz '71, PE, Senior Vice President and Director of Maritime and Special Projects at AECOM Technology Corporation.
Donald Cronin, of Long Valley, N.J., has over 35 years of experience in the analysis, design, integration and implementation of materials handling, material flow and inventory control systems for many of the world's largest and most prestigious companies in a wide variety of industries. He also is involved in a number of professional organizations including serving as President and Chairman of the Board for the Warehouse Education & Research Council-NY/NJ/CT; Board Member and Past President of the Materials Handling Society of New Jersey as well as the MHSNJ Scholarship Chairman for the Annual Fund Raising Scholarship Golf Outing, which benefits NJIT and Rutgers; and a Member of the Materials Handling & Management Society.
Edward J. Schmeltz, of Riverside, Conn., is one of the finest and most accomplished marine civil engineers in the industry today. He has been the designer for some of the world's truly iconic and leading-edge projects: the Pier 400 Development at the Port of Los Angeles, one of the largest landfill projects ever underta
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