Fourteen students receive UCARE undergraduate stipends
UNL's Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Program has awarded 87 stipends, 14 to engineering undergraduates, to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer:
Biological Systems Engineering: Janelle Adams, Hickman; Victoria Bart, Woodbury, Minnesota; Josiah Johnson, Lincoln; Blake Hass, West Point; and Alexandra Hruby, Omaha.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering: Braden Harm, Grove City, Ohio; Joshua Mueller, Bellevue; Brynne Schwabauer, Portland, Oregon; and Matthew Sis, Bellevue.
Electrical and Computer Engineering: Phuong Ninh, Lincoln; and Timothy Carlson, Norfolk.
Mechanical and Materials Engineering: Hamood Al Rahbi, Lincoln; Matthew Bock, Omaha; and Beau Marth, Lincoln.
Five engineering students chosen as Chancellor's Scholars
Five students from the College of Engineering will be among the 32 UNL seniors recognized as Chancellor's Scholars during the All-University Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Chancellor's Scholars are students who graduated in December or will receive their degrees in May or August and have maintained a 4.0 grade-point average on all collegiate work at UNL and elsewhere.
ECE student takes third in national research competition
Ethiyal Raj Wilson, a physics and electrical engineering major, won third place in the NDConnect Undergraduate Research Competition for his presentation "Boron Carbide for Neutron Voltaics in Deep Space Missions and Other Applications." The event was part of the Notre Dame Competition in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Fourteen finalists were invited to present their research at the Notre Dame Center for Nano Science and Technology on Oct. 23. Wilson took home $1,000 for placing in the competition.
Swedish university awards Schubert honorary doctorate
Mathias Schubert, professor of electrical and computer engineering, was awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Technology by Linkoping University in Sweden during the May 23 commencement ceremony. Schubert is a world leader in spectroscopic ellipsometry and has contributed to the development of blue and white LEDs, fast processors and efficient biological and chemical sensors. Since 2000, his collaboration with researchers from Linkoping has resulted in theses, scientific papers, and patents along with student and researcher exchanges between the universities.