The Academy of Distinguished Former Students was established in October 1996 by the College of Science External Advisory & Development Council to “recognize former students of the College of Science at Texas A&M University who have brought honor to their profession through outstanding leadership in mathematics, statistics, the sciences, and medicine.”

Each year, up to three recipients may be selected on the basis of:

  • Contributions to the programs and activities of the Texas A&M College of Science
  • Technical/scientific accomplishments
  • Contributions to their professions, including continuing education and other educational activities

The 2019-2020 nomination period is now closed.