Noblis president and CEO Amr ElSawy was inducted into the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony held on October 25, according to a company statement.
“I am proud to be an alumnus of GWU and am grateful to be in a position where I can give back to the University and my community,“ ElSawy said.
Other newly inducted members of the GWU SEAS Hall of Fame include:
· Charles Camarda, astronaut and engineer for NASA
· Donald Dinger, former director of the U.S. Army's Harry Diamond Laboratories
· Douglas Jones, Professor Emeritus of Engineering at GWU
· Howard Tischler, CEO of Enfocel
· Bill Westenhofer, visual effects supervisor for Rhythm and Hues Studios and winner of the 2008 Academy Award for Achievement in Visual Effects for The Golden Compass
“As an educational institution, GWU holds great promise for our nation in its mission of education, creativity and intellectual diversity and it is a great honor to be a member of their engineering Hall of Fame,“ ElSawy added.
The GWU SEAS Hall of Fame was established in 2006 to recognize and honor SEAS alumni, faculty, staff and friends who have contributed to engineering, technology or management in a sustained and significant way during their careers.
“Giving back to the community is a core value for Noblis as well,“ ElSawy said. “When we contribute to organizations that strengthen our local communities and foster education as a lifelong pursuit, we are investing in our future and helping to create better places for our people to live, work and grow.“
The nominees and their nominators are all part of the SEAS community.