24 Awards Presented to Engineering Faculty and Staff

Calendar Icon Apr 27, 2007      Person Bust Icon By Carole Wilbeck | Engineering     RSS Feed  RSS Submit a Story

Dr. Hendrik Viljoen receiving the Willa Cather Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from Dr. David Allen.
Dr. Hendrik Viljoen receiving the Willa Cather Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from Dr. David Allen.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering held its annual faculty and staff recognition dinner Thursday night at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. The following awards were announced:

Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award: Erick Jones, industrial and management systems engineering; George Morcous, construction systems

Holling Family Master Teacher Award: Jeffrey Shield, mechanical engineering

Holling Family Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovative Use of Instructional Technology: Erick Jones, industrial and management systems engineering

Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award: Greg Bashford, biological systems engineering

Multi-disciplinary Research Award: Shane Farritor, mechanical engineering; Dmitry Oleynikov, University of Nebraska Medical Center; and Stephen Platt, mechanical engineering

Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award: Yong-Rak Kim, assistant professor, civil engineering; Won Mee Jang, associate professor, computer and electronics engineering; and Laurence Rilett, professor, civil engineering.

Faculty Service Award: Florin Bobaru, engineering mechanics

J.E. Lagerstrom Outstanding Department, presented by the Engineering Student Advisory Board: Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

College Staff Award for Outstanding Service: Marilena Carvalho, managerial/professional; Kaylea Dunn, managerial/professional; Joyce Hawthorne, office/service; Christine Warren, office/service; Jeffrey Wiese, managerial/professional; Allison Wilson-Adams, office/service

Four faculty were honored at the UNL All University Honors Convocation April 22. Willa Cather Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering: Hendrik Viljoen

Willa Cather Professor of Textiles, Clothing and Design and Professor of Biological Systems Engineering: Yiqi Yang

College Awards for Distinguished Teaching: David Admiraal, civil engineering; Wayne Jensen, construction management and civil engineering

Student Foundation/Builders Award for Outstanding Academic Advising: Dennis Schulte, biological systems engineering

Gary Krause, civil engineering, received the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association College of Engineering Faculty Teaching Award at the UNO Honors Faculty Convocation April 12.

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