2016

Nnadubem G. Muoneke

Nnadubem Muoneke

B.S. PE 2002
Founder, Executive Director and CEO, MTX

Gabe Muoneke is the founder, executive director and CEO of MTX, an energy company based in Nigeria. Muoneke directs and executes the company’s technical and managerial strategy and secures financing for sustainable and economically viable energy projects in Africa.

Muoneke grew up in Houston in an Igbo/Nigerian community. He came to The University of Texas at Austin on a basketball scholarship and dreamed of one day owning his own oil company in Nigeria. He was a four-year starter on the Longhorn men’s basketball team and ranks in the top 15 in scoring and rebounding in university history.

Read more

Marcel Poser

Marcel Poser

M.S. CE 2001
CEO, Tectus Group

Marcel Poser is a business strategist and technology innovator with experience in global commercialization and startups across multiple industries. He is CEO of Tectus Group, a family-owned, multinational business headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The company has diverse operations and investments across a variety of market segments ranging from engineering and construction, to digital health, to entertainment and lifestyle.

Read more

Andrew John Tang

Andrew Tang

B.S. EE 1992
Partner, Draper DragonFund & Draper Associates
CEO, Draper University

Andrew Tang is a partner at Draper DragonFund and Draper Associates, investing in early-stage technology companies and assisting with their business development, particularly international market entry strategy and partnerships. He also serves as CEO of Draper University, which is an incubator and entrepreneurship education program located in Silicon Valley. In his spare time, he teaches finance and fundraising classes to student entrepreneurs.

Read more

DEG Honorees

A "Distinguished Engineering Graduate" (DEG) is a graduate who has presented him or herself to the world as a consummate professional and dedicated engineer. Learn more about past DEG honorees.