Assistant Professor Altaf Engineer has been selected to receive the Emerging Legacy Award from the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Altaf is one of seven inaugural Legacy Award recipients. The award recognizes alumni and friends who have demonstrated "courage, curiosity, and passion in their work and honor individuals who have impacted their fields in transformative ways—catalysts with a distinguished service to the arts." He was nominated and selected after an internal review by a committee of representatives from across the college, community, and administration.

Altaf will be travel to Champaign, Illinois to receive the award in person at a ceremony on September 6.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:30pm