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Diamond Awards

The Diamond Awards honor outstanding alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering.

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Nominations now open for the 2023 Diamond Awards

Nominations are being accepted now through Friday, October 14. You may submit multiple nominations. Learn more about the categories below.

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2023 Diamond Award categories

The College of Engineering is committed to celebrating the many achievements and contributions made by outstanding alumni and friends. The College Diamond Awards honor exemplary individuals in the following categories:

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    Embracing the power of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)

    This award honors outstanding alumni of the UW College of Engineering who have demonstrated a commitment to inclusivity and support for marginalized or underrepresented groups in a profession, organization or community.
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    Creating a healthier and more just world

    This award honors outstanding alumni of the UW College of Engineering whose career achievements reflect high-impact research or industry collaborations that serve the public good, particularly in the arena of human health and well-being.
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    Translating innovation into impact

    This award honors outstanding alumni of the UW College of Engineering who have developed innovative technologies or enabled technology translation resulting in impactful solutions in industry or society.
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    Dean’s award

    This award recognizes a graduate or friend who has brought distinction to, or made extraordinary contributions to, the advancement of engineering. This award is at the Dean's discretion. No nominations are accepted.

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