Distinguished Alumni

For nearly a century, UT PGE has educated leaders who have shaped the oil and gas industry. In 2010, we created the Distinguished Alumni Ceremony to recognize the best among them  company executives, technological innovators and astute entrepreneurs with unmatched industry expertise and a continued commitment to our UT PGE community.

Save the Date

2023DA WEB

Ceremony and Dinner
Friday, Nov. 3
Engineering Education and Research Center
5:30 Reception | 7 p.m. Dinner

Alumni Tailgate
Saturday, Nov. 4
Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building Plaza
8 a.m. (kickoff against Kansas State is at 11 a.m.)


2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

David Baldwin
BSPE 1985, MBA 1991

Yogashri Pradhan
BSPE 2015
Rising Star Award

Dr. Kamy Sepehrnoori
BSME 1973, MSE 1974, PhD PE 1977
UT PGE Faculty

Dr. Harold “Hal” Silberberg (1926–2021)
BSChE 1947, MSChE 1951, PhD ChE 1958
Former UT PGE Faculty

Brian Sullivan
BSPE 1976, JD 1979

Jerry Windlinger
BSPE 1974, MSPE 1976


2023 Distinguished Alumni Weekend Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in supporting UT PGE’s 2023 Distingushed Alumni ceremony and alumni tailgate at one of the levels below? Contact Senior Alumni and Corporate Relations Coordinator Heba Abdel-Rahim. 

DA Platinum Supporter: $10,000

  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Recognition in printed event programs/posters/website
  • 12 event tickets

DA Gold Supporter: $5,000

  • Recognition in printed event programs/posters/website
  • Recognition on event posters
  • 6 event tickets

DA Silver Supporter: $3,000

  • Recognition in printed event programs/posters/website
  • Recognition on event posters
  • 4 event tickets

DA Bronze Supporter: $1,000

  • Recognition in printed event programs/posters/website
  • Recognition on event posters
  • 2 event tickets

Tailgate Presenter: $15,000

  • Title sponsor of event (sole sponsor)
  • Recognition in printed event program & website
  • Recognition on tailgate banner
  • 8 DA event tickets and verbal recognition at event

Tailgate Supporter: $5,000

  • Recognition in printed event program/website
  • Recognition on tailgate banner
  • 2 DA event tickets

See photos from the 2022 Distinguished Alumni event:

Distinguished Alumni Ceremony and Dinner
UT PGE Tailgate: UT vs. TCU