Engineering Nebraska, Summer07
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24 Awards Presented to Faculty and Staff

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Engineering held its annual faculty and staff recognition dinner April 16 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, UNMC; and Stephen Platt, mechanical engineering

Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award (one award given to each faculty rank): 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 and 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