UAH Notable Alumni

UAH Notable Alumni

The mission of the UAH Alumni Association is to continually build and grow an organization of devoted and proud UAH graduates committed to preserving and promoting the rich history and traditions of The University of Alabama in Huntsville. We are dedicated to being an organization that all alumni, faculty, students, and the greater community can become connected to and feel welcomed, working together to promote affection and pride in our alma mater, UAH.

Notable alumni and faculty

Name Class year Notability Reference(s)
Werner J. A. Dahm 1978 Emeritus Professor of Aerospace Engineering at The University of Michigan, Professor at Arizona State University, former Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force [19]
Jan Davis 1983, 1985 Astronaut (STS-47, STS-60, STS-85) [20]
Marta Grande 2009 Italian Parliament Representative
John Hendricks 1974 Founder and chairman of Discovery Communications [21]
Steve Hettinger 1974 Alabama State Representative (1982–1988), Mayor of Huntsville (1988–1996) [22]
Phil Ligrani Eminent Scholar in Propulsion and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville [23]
Josh Magette 2012 National Basketball Association Point Guard (Atlanta Hawks)
Scott Munroe 2006 Professional ice hockey player [24]
Toyin Odutola 2008 Artist [25]
James Record Former chairman Madison County Commission and Alabama State Senator [26]
Jared Ross 2005 Professional ice hockey player
Travis S. Taylor Researcher and science fiction author [27]
Cameron Talbot 2010 National Hockey League goaltender (Edmonton Oilers)

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