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Outstanding Alumnus Program

Frank DelRio photo
Dr. Frank DelRio, 2019 ME Outstanding Alumnus

We love to recognize our alumni, but aren’t always aware of what you’re doing! Here’s a chance for you to tell us about your achievements and share recognition with your peers!

The Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering department at Boise State University has established an MBE Outstanding Alumni Award to honor and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our graduates within their profession and the community at large.

Selection process

Nominations are reviewed annually by the MBE department Awards and Recognition Committee at the beginning of the spring semester and presented to honorees at an award ceremony held later in the semester. To submit a nomination, please complete the form below and supply as much information as possible. The Awards and Recognition Committee will not conduct further research on behalf of any nominee. Nominations must be received by January 1, 2020, for consideration in Spring 2020.

Award Criteria

  • The nominee must have graduated from the BSU MBE program at least five years ago.
  • The nominee must have made significant career accomplishments and/or made significant contributions to his/her community through professional service, public service, and/or civic activities.
  • The nominee must deliver a presentation related to his/her accomplishment at an InspireME seminar held in conjunction with the award ceremony.
  • Current faculty, staff, and students of Boise State University are not eligible to receive this award.

Past Recipients


2019 – Dr. Frank DelRio

2017 – Melissa Ray Elkinton