Danny Abdeen of Salem Awarded Order of the Engineer

ROCHESTER, NY (07/25/2013)– Danny Abdeen, a resident of Salem, Conn., (06420) was awarded the Order of the Engineer at a ceremony at Rochester Institute of Technology in May.

The Order of the Engineer, a national recognition, is given to graduates and registered engineers to foster the spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession.

Abdeen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering.

Harvey Palmer, dean of the engineering college, bestowed the Order onto 105 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, and administered the oath. The designation is recognized nationally and graduates are invited to accept the Obligation of the Engineering to “practice integrity and fair dealing, tolerance and respect, and to uphold devotion to the standards and dignity of the profession.”