Honor for Ecosystem Impact Goes to Patrick Marcus

Alum Patrick Marcus, president of Marcus Engineering LLC, has received the 2014 Tech Launch Arizona Catapult Award for Ecosystem Impact.

The award, which Marcus received during a March 24 ceremony, recognized his work as a “community connector” bringing people together through a variety of efforts, including teaching children engineering, participating at the Arizona Center for Innovation and creating public art installations. 

Marcus, who earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering in 1999 and his doctorate in biomedical engineering in 2006, serves on advisory boards for the College of Engineering and the Arizona Center for Innovation, and the board of the UA Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance. He founded Marcus Engineering, a Tucson electronics firm that supports product development for medical devices and instrumentation, in 2011.

University of Arizona College of Engineering