Purdue Honors Honeywell's Norm Gilsdorf
Norm Gilsdorf, president of Honeywell Process Solutions, was among nine alumni of Purdue University's College of Engineering honored last month during the Distinguished Engineering Alumni program. He was named one of the "2010 Distinguished Engineering Alumni."
"This group of Purdue engineers represents an extraordinary array of achievements and leadership," said Leah Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering. "Utilizing their Purdue educations to the fullest, these men and women have a measurable and substantial influence on the world around them."
Gilsdorf, who lives in Richmond, Surrey, U.K., earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering at Purdue. He was honored on the basis of his technical and business achievements and his contributions to Purdue.
The other honorees included Thomas A. Burke of Racine, Wis., president and CEO of Modine Manufacturing Co., who earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural and biological engineering. He was recognized for his contributions to the development of energy-efficiency technologies and improved operational effectiveness in the vehicle component and systems industry. Also, Joan M. Miller of Englewood, Colo., senior vice president of energy and chemicals for CH2M HILL, who earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, was cited for her accomplishments in environmental preservation and sustainability, and for her leadership in promoting inclusiveness for women in engineering.