Citadel professor named 2022 Engineer of the Year

At the annual March engineering banquet in honor of National Engineers Week at The Citadel, Citadel Engineering Professor Gafar Elamin was named the Charleston Engineers Joint Council Engineer of the Year.

Elamin is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering whose numerous educational and community accomplishments have served to distinguish him among his peers. Whether serving students as an advisor and teacher, motivating youth as an insightful mentor, or cultivating his mechanical engineering talents to lead cutting-edge research, Elamin has demonstrated a lifetime of exceptional service to STEM education in his local community and beyond.