Office of Alumni Affairs


Since resident degrees were first granted in 1956, more than 17,850 graduate and 620 doctor of philosophy degrees have been awarded. The AFIT Alumni Affairs Office is committed to maintaining a positive relationship with our worldwide network of graduates. Our mission is to continue the exchange of research, technology and career information that inspired students and faculty during their time at AFIT.



Call for Nominations
AFIT Distinguished Alumni Award

In conjunction with the AFIT Foundation, AFIT is seeking nominations of extraordinary graduates for recognition as an AFIT Distinguished Alumni.  To nominate an alum, complete the nomination form detailing the person’s achievements and impact to their industry and/or profession by by 11 Aug 2014.

The AFIT Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony will be held in October 2014. Additional information on the ceremony will be forthcoming.

  • Goals and Objectives in Recognition of Distinguished Alumni
    • Goals:
      • To recognize and honor graduates who have distinguished themselves through high levels of career achievement.
    • Objectives:
      • To motivate current students and graduates to excellence and high expectations by providing examples of superior achievement.
      • To advance the stature of AFIT by calling public attention to achievements of graduates.
      • To strengthen AFIT by building a sense of continuity between past graduates, current students, and current and retired faculty.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • To be eligible, the candidate:
      • Must be a graduate of a resident AFIT degree program/s (BS, MS and Ph.D.); or
      • A graduate of pre-accreditation (BS and MS degree-equivalent) program/s offered between 1948-1955; or
      • A graduate of the School of Engineering (Signal Corps and Army Air Corps) through 1946.
    • The candidate shall not be currently on active duty with any service, or serving in a civilian capacity for the Department of Defense.

Nomination Form

Previous AFIT Distinguished Alumni Award Winners


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