About the Hall of Fame

Each year the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department inducts new members of our Hall of Fame.
Nnaemeka Ezekwe and Kenny Pennybaker

Nnaemeka Ezekwe & Kent Pennybaker

The department inducted two new members to the CPE Hall of Fame in 2021 during a Virtual Ceremony.

2021 Announcement (pdf): Inductees Nnaemeka Ezekwe & Kent Pennybaker
Faculty portrait of Marylee Southard along with two archived photos, one of her in her office in 1987 and one with her in the lab with a student

Marylee Southard

Marylee Southard was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no ceremony was held.

Todd Slawson receiving his Hall of Fame plaque from Dept Chair Laurence Weatherley

Todd Slawson

In 2019, the department inducted Todd Slawson into the CPE Hall of Fame at the annual awards banquet in the KU Memorial Union Ballroom.

2019 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Todd Slawson
Richard Hoover receiving his plaque with Laurence Weatherley at the 2018 Awards Banquet

Richard Hoover

Richard Hoover receiving his plaque with Laurence Weatherley at the 2018 Awards Banquet

2018 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Richard Hoover
Associate Professor Kyle Camarda presenting Gary Gould his plaque at the 2017 Awards Banquet

Gary Gould

Associate Professor Kyle Camarda presenting Gary Gould his plaque at the 2017 Awards Banquet

2017 Announcement (pdf): Inductees Guy Green & Gary Gould
Dr. Guy Green receiving his plaque with Kyle Camarda and Lanny Schoeling

Guy Green

Dr. Guy Green receiving his plaque with Kyle Camarda and Lanny Schoeling

2017 Announcement (pdf): Inductees Guy Green & Gary Gould

Hall of Fame Inductee Pat Oenbring speaking at Career Accelerator Lecture Series

For recent recipients, click on the years below:

2021 Announcement (pdf): Inductees Nnaemeka Ezekwe & Kent Pennybaker

2020 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Marylee Southard

2019 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Todd Slawson

2018 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Richard Hoover

2017 Announcement (pdf): Inductees Guy Green & Gary Gould

2016 Announcement (pdf): Inductee Carlos Rocha

A full list of past recipients: C&PE Hall of Fame History