Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Early Career Award

Graduated within the last 10 years.
Recipients have made contributions to both their field and the University and illustrate the promise of becoming leaders among their peers.

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Outstanding Technology Alumni Award

Graduated 10 or more years ago.
Recipients have made significant and recognized impact in their field and continued involvement with the University community.

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Distinguished Technology Alumni Award

Graduated 10 or more years ago.
Recipients have distinguished themselves through extraordinary achievements in their profession, scholarship, or other creative activities.

Only Purdue Polytechnic faculty/staff may submit nomination for this category

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Alumni Profile

Karen Waldenmeyer

“My Purdue coursework included projects that spanned multiple weeks with a variety of deliverables, and completing the work successfully required teamwork. This is exactly how the real world works,” says Karen Waldenmeyer, staff software engineer for technical architecture at GE Aviation.

Waldenmeyer decides which new technologies to incorporate into software applications built upon GE’s Predix platform for industrial internet software. “It requires staying on top of the latest trends in IT like big data, micro-services and APIs (application programming interfaces) and applying what I learn to solve problems,” she says.

Waldenmeyer is...

Karen Waldenmeyer
BS, ’08, Computer Graphics Technology; MS, ’10, Technology

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We invite you to help us recognize and celebrate techies who are helping to move the world forward. Have you or a fellow alum done something great? Earned a promotion, filed a patent, or performed a philanthropic act? Let us know using the form below.