PROFESSOR WIGHT NAMED “ENGINEER OF THE YEAR”

(Mark Collier photo)

(Mark Collier photo)

A mechanical engineer educated at MIT and the University of Florida, Gregory Wight, P.E., has been named Vermont’s 2016 Engineer of the Year. The current Charles A. Dana Professor of Engineering has served as both associate dean at Norwich and director of the David Crawford School of Engineering, and is a life member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A recognized expert in the field of air-quality engineering, Wight is the author of many papers and a widely used textbook in the field. In addition to his professional activities, Professor Wight has served his community of Brookfield, Vt., as town meeting moderator, library trustee and treasurer, youth soccer coach, and currently, president of Central Vermont Runners. Most notably, since arriving at Norwich in 1978, Wight has served his profession by providing outstanding education to hundreds of future engineers.

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