Cockrell School Honors Three Outstanding Young Engineering Graduates
- Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
The Cockrell School's three Outstanding Young Engineering Graduates for 2016 are entrepreneurs, finance experts, CEOs and thought leaders in their fields. We honor them for their outstanding professional achievements, dedication to public service and support of higher education. Including this year's recipients, 31 alumni have been recognized with this award.
Learn more about this year's inductees:
Nnadubem G. 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.
Andrew John Tang
B.S. EE 1992
Partner, Draper Dragon Fund & Draper Associates
CEO, Draper University
Andrew Tang is a partner at Draper Dragon Fund 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.
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.