Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award winners

November 05, 2003

Keith Vann Collins of Raleigh, Anna Clyde Fraker of Gaithersburg, Md. , and Gerald Davis Mann of Indianapolis have been named Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award winners for 2003 by the College of Engineering . Collins, senior vice president and chief technology officer of SAS Institute Inc., received his bachelor's degree in computer science from NCSU in 1982. Fraker has the distinction of being the first woman to receive a doctorate in engineering as well as the first woman to receive a master's in engineering from NCSU. Mann is the senior partner of Mann Properties LLP, a commercial and residential real estate development company. He received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from NCSU in 1952 and his master's degree in civil engineering from Purdue University in 1956.