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In Memoriam

The SWE community comprises dedicated members and friends whose efforts over the years have built a vibrant organization. We honor and remember the richness of their lives, their many contributions, and their lasting legacies.

SWE Magazine / SWE Conference 2021

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Walter McFall

Chemical engineer, Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award recipient, longest-serving SWE editorial board member, and inspiration to many

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Marie S. Kiss, Ed.D.

SWE Fellow, dedicated educator, role model, mentor, and violinist

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Mary Ann Zimmerman, P.E.

SWE Fellow and life member, used her training to contribute to international development

SWE Magazine / Fall 2021

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Consuelo “Connie” Hauser, P.E.

SWE Fellow; first woman to receive an engineering degree from Yale University

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Frances “Billie” Richardson

SWE Fellow and early member; professor and researcher who inspired generations of women engineering students

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Anna Kazanjian Longobardo

SWE charter member and Fellow; trailblazer whose motto was, “I have never been afraid to be first.”

SWE Magazine / Spring 2021

Sharon Varian Loeffler

Sharon Varian Loeffler

SWE past president and Fellow, designed U.S. postal stamp honoring the First Lady of Engineering

Barbara G. Fox

Barbara G. Fox

SWE Fellow, champion of women’s rights in the profession and religious life

Mildred H. Paret, P.E.

Mildred H. Paret, P.E.

Founding SWE member, attended historic Camp Green meeting

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Regina C. Saat, J.D.

SWE friend and former attorney, instrumental in managing SWE headquarters’ 1993 move