USC's 1998 Engineering Awards Luncheon - honoring individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the fields of engineering management and technology - is slated for Friday, March 20, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Los Angeles Regal Biltmore Hotel at Fifth and Grand
in downtown Los Angeles.
Gordon Anderson, director and chairman of the board of the Santa Fe International Corp., will receive the Engineering Alumnus Award for his dedication, leadership and commitment to the university. Anderson earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the
School of Engineering in 1954. He serves on the school's board of councilors.
Craig Barrett, president and chief operating officer of the Intel Corp., will receive the Award for Outstanding Achievement in En-gineering Management.
Andrew Viterbi, vice chairman of Qualcomm Inc., will deliver the keynote address, discussing "Laws Governing the Wireless Industry." Leonard M. Silverman, dean of the engineering school, will officiate at the gathering, whose attendees will include members of the university's board of trustees and School of Engineering's board of councilors, along with engineers and executives from many of America's leading corporations.
The annual awards luncheon is the school's premier social event. Admission to the luncheon is $45. Advance reservations are required. A no-host reception will precede the luncheon at 11:15 a.m. For reservations or more information, call (213) 740-2502.