Congratulations to the following individuals on their outstanding achievements:
Matt Hallowell of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering was selected as the college’s Outstanding Faculty Advisor.
Paul Chinowsky of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering has been elected chair of the Boulder Faculty Assembly for 2013-14.
Gregor Henze, Balaji Rajagopalan, and their research group in civil, environmental, and architectural engineering won the Best Conference Paper Award for 2013 from the Architectural Engineering Institute for their paper, “Probabilistic Identification of Inverse Building Model Parameters.”
Angela Bielefeldt of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering won the Best Paper Award at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Rocky Mountain Section Conference for her paper titled “Student Perceptions of the Importance and Achievement of Sustainable Engineering Outcomes.”
Jeffrey Knutsen of mechanical engineering, and Matthew Morris and Sandra Vásconez of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering were among 16 CU-Boulder faculty and staff to receive the Marinus Smith Recognition Award from the CU Parents Association this year. The award recognizes CU-Boulder faculty and staff who have had a significant impact on CU-Boulder’s undergraduate student population.
Kristi Anseth of chemical and biological engineering was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, a top honor recognizing scientists and engineers for their distinguished and continuing achievements in research.
Lesley McDowell of computer science was selected as the college’s Outstanding Staff Advisor.
Jen Gifford of chemical and biological engineering received the Employee Recognition Award for April.
Pamela Williamson of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering was selected to receive the Employee Recognition Award for May.
Ilana Trumble of applied mathematics, Taylor Kennedy, Anna McLeland, and Kayla Weston of chemical and biological engineering, Erik Bergal of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, Christopher Poulton of electrical, computer, and energy engineering, and Christopher Miller of mechanical engineering won awards at the annual Discovery Learning Research Symposium on April 19.
Nikki Look of applied mathematics, Rachel Viger and Claire Wise of chemical and biological engineering, and Alex Dohm of mechanical engineering were among the CU 4.0 Club students honored at the Student-Athlete Academic Recognition Banquet in April.
Levin Sliker, a graduate student mechanical engineering working with Mark Rentschler, has been awarded a Whitaker International Fellowship to study biorobotics at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy.
Eric Simley, a graduate student in electrical engineering advised by Lucy Pao, won a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue research at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) next year. His research is on Measuring Wind Evolution for Wind Turbine Control using Light Detection and Ranging.