Engineers earn 2009 Folsom graduate awards

Calendar Icon Feb 11, 2009      Person Bust Icon By Carole Wilbeck | Engineering     RSS Feed  RSS Submit a Story

On February 4, the UNL Office of Graduate Studies announced its annual Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis and Doctoral Awards. Through a generous gift from the family of Lowe R. and Mavis M. Folsom to the University of Nebraska Foundation, these honors recognize the outstanding research and creative accomplishments of UNL graduate students.

Nebraska Engineering award-winners at this event included:

Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award
David Miller, Biomedical Engineering

Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Education
Sebastian Elbaum, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award - Honorable Mention
Pavankumar Meadati, Construction Engineering

Folsom Distinguished Masters Thesis Award - Honorable Mention
Chanat Chokejaroenrat, Environmental Engineering
Scarlett Herring, Industrial Management & Systems Engineering
Amy Lehman, Mechanical Engineering

Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award - Honorable Mention
Elham Forouzesh, Materials Engineering
Kromel Hanna, Civil Engineering
Anwar Mamat Niwaer Ai, Computer Science & Engineering
Wei Wang, Computer & Electronics Engineering
Marta Wolinska, Civil Engineering
Hang Yue, Civil Engineering

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award - Honorable Mention
Roberto Soares, Engineering Mechanics
Xinwang Zhang, Electrical Engineering

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