Meet our Outstanding Student Award winners. These students received honors for their excellence in areas of service, international engagement, research, and academic achievement. Many who win awards at the department level also move on to win Outstanding Undergraduate Awards at the college level. 

Mohammed Alwakeel headshot

Outstanding Student Q&A: Mohammed Alwakeel, Outstanding Undergraudate for International Engagement

May 8, 2020

Mohammed Alwakeel is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate for International Engagement Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

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Outstanding Student Q&A: Jonathan Bosnich, Outstanding Undergraduate

May 8, 2020

Jonathan Bosnich is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate Award from both the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Morgan Kauss climbs a 14er

Outstanding Student Q&A: Morgan Kauss, Outstanding Undergraduate for Service

May 8, 2020

Morgan Kauss is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate for Service Award from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out her Q&A to learn more.

Luke Pagni with his dog

Outstanding Student Q&A: Luke Pagni, Outstanding Undergraduate for Academic Achievement

May 8, 2020

Luke Pagni is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate for Academic Achievement Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Gabe Rodriguez

Outstanding Student Q&A: Gabe Rodriguez, Outstanding Graduate for Service

May 8, 2020

Gabe Rodriguez is being awarded an Outstanding Graduate for Service Award from both the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Paul Salame at Expo

Outstanding Student Q&A: Paul Salame, Outstanding Undergraduate for Academic Achievement

May 8, 2020

Paul Salame is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate for Academic Achievement Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Sam Duchamp Simons-Wellin

Outstanding Student Q&A: Sam Simons-Wellin, Outstanding Undergraduate for Research

May 8, 2020

Sam Simons-Wellin is being awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate for Research Award from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Curtis Gile and Engineers Without Borders Team

Catching rainwater in Rwanda, student spends summers with Engineers Without Borders

May 7, 2019

Curtis Gile was selected as the Spring 2019 Department of Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Graduate for International Engagement. He spent two summers developing rainwater catchment systems in Rwanda with Engineers Without Borders. In May 2019, he will graduate with degrees in mechanical engineering and economics.

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Hard work paves the way in school, cycling and service

May 7, 2019

Brent Frieden was selected as the Spring 2019 College of Engineering and Applied Science Outstanding Graduate for Academic Achievement. Frieden holds the highest GPA in the college, competed on the CU Boulder cycling team and volunteered in Nicaragua.

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Service, a life outside the comfort zone

May 7, 2019

Spencer Miller was selected as the Spring 2019 Department of Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Graduate for Service. He was involved in ASME and The BOLD Center, tutored underrepresented high school students, volunteered with Boulder Food Rescue and created a film about living outside your comfort zone.

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