Lifetime Leadership Award: Dean Leonard Silverman

Dean Leonard Silverman was a transformational figure, leading USC’s Engineering School from 1984-2001 and steering it through an incredibly challenging yet ultimately quite prosperous era. As the engineering professions transitioned from an emphasis on defense and aerospace to the technologies of the digital era, Dean Silverman built the School into one of the finest engineering programs in the world. For this, he was awarded a Lifetime Leadership Award.