State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2017

Published: February 24, 2017
Updated: June 22, 2017
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The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals, including three Auburn University alumni, and honored a corporation during a recent ceremony at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa in Montgomery.

The following five individuals join the 173 members inducted into the Hall of Fame over the past 29 years: Auburn graduates Paula Martese Marino of Birmingham, Todd May of Huntsville and the late Bill L. Harbert, formerly of Birmingham; University of Alabama graduate Brian D. Barr of Birmingham; and Georgia Institute of Technology graduate H. Stuart Starrett of Birmingham.

Also, Krebs Engineering, with headquarters in Birmingham, was honored in the corporations category, joining 31 other corporations inducted into the Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame since 1987.

Founded by proclamation of the governor, the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame honors, preserves and perpetuates the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of individuals, projects and corporations/institutions that brought and continue to bring significant recognition to the state.

The Hall of Fame is overseen by engineering colleges and schools at Auburn University, Alabama A&M University, the University of Alabama, Tuskegee University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of South Alabama.

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