Civil - Faculty Student Awards


Faculty/Student Awards


Faculty
YearProfessorAward

2016

Yusong Li Maher and Lorees Tadros Faculty Recognition Award
Tian Zhang and John Stansbury Selected by the ASCE for 2016 Rudolph Hering Medal for paper entitled “Contributions of Internal and External Fouling to Transmembrane Pressure in MBRRs: Experiments and Modeling,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, June 2015.
Tian Zhang Awarded University Research Grand Prize by American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientist for project Kinetics and Mechanistic Framework for Pollution Control Using Activated Iron Processes. Award shared with Texas A&M University

2015

Jennifer Schmidt and Ron Faller 2015 Best Paper Award from the Roadside Safety Design (AFB20) Committee at the 2016 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington
Xu Li Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award
Libby Jones Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award
Aemal Khattak Holling Family Master Teacher Award/UNL University-Wide Teaching Award
Xu Li Edgerton Innovation Award
Yusong Li College of Engineering Faculty Service Award

2013

Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award - Associate Professor
Xu Li College Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award - Assistant Professor

2012

Elizabeth "Libby" Jones College of Engineering Faculty Service Award
Gary Krause College of Engineering Holling Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award (Omaha)
Yusong Li College of Engineering Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award
Karen Schurr College of Engineering Faculty Service Award

2011

Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Faculty Service Award

2010

Tian Zhang, Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Multidisciplinary Research Award
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Edgerton Innovation Award
Gary Krause College of Engineering Holling Family Distinguished Senior Faculty Teaching Award
2009 Bruce I. Dvorak College of Engineering Holling Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award (Lincoln)
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Holling Family Master Teacher Award (Omaha)
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt UNL University-wide Teaching Award
Yong Rak Kim College of Engineering Faculty Recognition Award
Massoum Moussavi UNO Alumni Association College of Engineering Faculty Award
Midwest Roadside Safety Facility - Dean Sicking, Director Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Roadside Safety Award for the Midwest Guardrail System
2008 Massoum Moussavi College of Engineering Holling Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award (Omaha)
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award
Gary Krause UNO Alumni Association College of Engineering Faculty Award
Christopher Y. Tuan College of Engineering Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award (Associate Professor)
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt College of Engineering Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award (Assistant Professor)
Laurence R. Rilett College of Engineering Faculty Service Award (Professor)
Bruce I. Dvorak College of Engineering Faculty Service Award (Associate Professor)
Yong Rak Kim College of Engineering McNeel Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award
2007 Laurence R. Rilett College of Engineering Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award (Professor)
Dean Sicking United States of America - National Medal of Technology
Andrzej Nowak Medal Politechniki Warszawskiej (Award of National Professorship), Nation of Poland
Yong Rak Kim National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Yong Rak Kim College of Engineering Faculty Research and Creative Activity
2006 Civil Engineering Department College of Engineering J.E. Lagerstrom Outstanding Department
John Stansbury College of Engineering Holling Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award (Omaha)
Elizabeth G. Jones College of Engineering Faculty Service Award (Associate Professor)



Undergraduate Student Recognition and Highlights
YearStudentAwards / Recognition
2015 Quinn Brandt Myron M. Blume CE Scholarship
Allison Brock John H.D. Davis P.E. Memorial Scholarship
Matthew Eames Albert R. & Karen S. Schultz Scholarship
Francisco Garcia Miller and Associates Consulting Engineers Scholarship + Sorkin Scholarship
Ann Gensichen UNL Civil Engineering
Amirfarrokh Iranitalab Miller and Associates Consulting Engineers Scholarship
Shelly Jorgensen John E. Olsson Civil Engineering Scholarship
Austin Kellogg Jim D. and Faye D. Rasmussen Civil Engineering Scholarship + Sorkin Scholarship
Kayla Martin Sorkin Scholarship
Garrett Martindale John W. Hossack Engineering Scholarship
Saleasha McClurge Jim D. and Faye D. Rasmussen Civil Engineering Scholarship
Sara Mollamohammada Donald E. & Marjorie Wiles Fellowship
Cody Preisler Albert R. & Karen S. Schultz Scholarship
Riing Riing UNL Civil Engineering
Derek Schriner John E. Olsson Civil Engineering Scholarship
Pranav Shakya Albert R. & Karen S. Schultz Scholarship
Steven Stauffer Albert R. & Karen S. Schultz Scholarship
Joana Torres Sorkin Scholarship
2012 Sarah McClure Outstanding Senior - Lincoln program
Jessica Branigan Outstanding Senior - Omaha program
2011 Matthew Harvey Outstanding Senior - Lincoln program
Kristin Palik Outstanding Senior - Omaha program
2010 John Michael Higgins Honors Convocation
Andric Hofrichter Phi Kappa Phi
Thomas James Dowse Outstanding Senior - Lincoln program
Melissa Letak Outstanding Senior - Omaha program
2009 Yue “Claire” Zhou Honors Convocation
Gregory Seib Outstanding Senior - Lincoln program
Kenton McBride Outstanding Senior - Omaha program

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Amy Jewell, a senior from Omaha, has been selected as a NASA Nebraska Space Fellow for a summer 2012 internship at Boeing in Seattle, Wash. The award, presented by NASA Nebraska Space Grant, includes a $9,000 stipend. Jewell will also submit an abstract for presentation at the Aeronautics and Space Science section of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences in April 2013.
  • Johnny Chacon, a junior, was selected in May 2012 as a scholarship recipient from the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA). He received the PB Rail Engineering Scholarship from the association. Chacon served as president of SHPE in 2008 and 2009, and was president of the SSS Student Board in 2008. He is currently participating in a 15-month full-time co-op at Union Pacific.
  • Andric Hofrichter was awarded the 2012 John A. Focht National Chi Epsilon Scholarship ($3,000) in honor of his outstanding academic work, as well as his significant and enthusiastic involvement in extracurricular activities, particularly Chi Epsilon, the National Civil Engineering Honor Society.

If you received an award or special recognition and it is not yet listed, please contact the Civil Engineering Department.

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