Kryder Wins Vectors/Pittsburgh Prize


January 8, 2003

Vectors/Pittsburgh, an organization whose mission is to improve the quality of living for Pittsburgh citizens, has announced its Pittsburgh Men and Women of the Year. The 14 winners will be honored at a gala dinner on Feb. 22 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel.

Winners in three categories are associated with Carnegie Mellon. David L. Lawrence Award (for promotion of Pittsburgh outside of our region): Mark H. Kryder, University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Seagate Technology; Technology: Charles E. Thorpe, Director of the Robotics Institute; Science and Medicine: Anthony DiGioia (E'72), Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Institute for Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital.

Headshot of Mark Kryder

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