This Honourary Doctoral Degree
recognizes de Lasa's unparalleled commitment to the promotion of
science and engineering excellence in Latin America.
documentation that supports the award letter mentions the
tremendous accomplishments of de Lasa in the fields of research,
leadership, training of highly qualified personnel from Latin
America and all over the world, and de Lasa's special efforts in
the promotion of science and engineering in countries such as
Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador and Venezuela.