Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the university through their notable record of service and achievement in a particular discipline, organization or cause
Tariq King is the senior director and engineering fellow for Quality and Performance at Ultimate Software.
King holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science and he serves as an adjunct professor. He is a frequent presenter and international keynote speaker at software conferences. Through Ultimate Software’s gifts to the FIU Foundation, Inc., King supports collaborative research on AIST with his former FIU graduate advisor Dr. Peter Clarke.
FIU Alumni Association will host its 17th annual Torch Awards Gala at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center. The Torch Award is the highest honor bestowed upon alumni and faculty by the FIU Alumni Association. It recognizes FIU supporters who are making positive impacts on their profession, the community and our university.