Convocation for the Fulton College of Engineering and Technology will be in the Smith Fieldhouse at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 14, 2009.
The college will graduate 145 students with bachelor's degrees. Thirty-three students will receive master's degrees and five will receive doctorates.
Graduates and their family and friends are invited to a lunch in the Clyde Building lounge immediately following the ceremony.
The keynote speaker at the college's convocation will be Dr. Joseph Free, emeritus professor of mechanical engineering at BYU.
Dr. Free taught at BYU for 36 years, serving as mechanical engineering department chair for ten years, as associate dean of the college for two years and the director of the Freshman Academy for one year. Throughout his career he did consulting work for various companies, including Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, EG&G Idaho, Kennicot Copper, John Deere, General Motors, Hercules Powder, Iomega, IBM, and Garret Turbine Engine. He contributed to the Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing effort that helped to establish BYU as a leader in applications of computers in education.
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