Purdue College of Science names 2014 distinguished alumni

April 21, 2014  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Purdue University's College of Science has named its 2014 distinguished alumni.

The 2014 distinguished science alumni are:

* Anne Cutter Schowe, of Santa Barbara, Calif., a retired vice president of Sun Microsystems, Inc. She earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1972.

* Bob Beideman, of Atlanta, a retirement and compensation manager at Southern Co. He earned a bachelor’s degree in applied statistics in 1983.

* Charlie Cameron, of Paris and London, head of technology in the downstream division and member of the R&M team for BP. He earned a doctorate in inorganic chemistry in 1983.

* Cindy Rodenberg, of Cincinnati, head of statistics for women’s health for Procter & Gamble Co. She earned a doctorate in statistics in 1996.

* Debra Dobly Guillemaud, of Cleveland, director of customer quality at Texas Instruments. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 1979 and master’s degree in 1980, both in physics.

* Herbert Borenstein, of Hartford, Conn., vice president of business transformation for Fujitsu. He earned a master’s degree in atmospheric sciences in 1979.

* Ronald Breaker, of Shawano, Wis., chair and Henry Ford II Professor of the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University. He earned a doctorate in biochemistry in 1992.

* Thomas E. Arenberg, of Milwaukee and Santa Fe, N.M., a retired senior executive at Accenture. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1974 and a master’s degree in industrial administration in 1975. 

More information on the honorees can be found at http://www.science.purdue.edu/Alumni/recognition/2014_distinguished_science_alumni/ 

Writer: Elizabeth K. Gardner, 765-494-2081, ekgardner@purdue.edu  

Source: Tim Brouk, communications and media specialist for the College of Science, 765-496-1682, tbrouk@purdue.edu

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