Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Lorraine N. Fleming

Inducted to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni on

For serving as an exemplary role model as the first African American woman to receive a doctoral degree at Berkeley CEE in 1985; for fulfilling her dream of returning to her alma mater, Howard University, to provide life-transforming academic and career mentorship to engineering students during their undergraduate years; and for her research and initiatives in improving and enhancing the experience of African American students in the STEM disciplines; and for her recognition by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Award of Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.