AAE graduate students chosen for annual CoE awards

Eight AAE graduate students were chosen to receive 2016 College of Engineering awards in teaching, research and service.

The following School of Aeronautics and Astronautics students are recipients of the 2016 Magoon Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Engineering. The honor recognizes outstanding teaching assistants in memory of Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon who have influenced the lives of many engineering educators early in their careers through this award. The selection is made by both faculty and students to recognize those students who were exemplary in their work as teaching assistants:

Sayan Biswas – Advisor Professor Li Qiao

Nitin S. Dhamankar – Advisor Professor Gregory Blaisdell

Jooyoung Lee – Advisor Professor Inseok Hwang

William O’Neill – Advisor Professor Daniel DeLaurentis

Bavani Singh – Advisor Professor Sally Bane

Waterloo Tsutsui – Advisor Professor Wayne Chen

Congratulations also to Natasha Bosanac, who is a 2016 recipient of the Award for Outstanding Research. This award goes to students who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in research through publications, participation in professional organizations, and willingness to mentor others. Natasha’s advisor is Professor Kathleen Howell.

Ten CoE graduate students were chosen to receive the 2016 Outstanding Service Scholarship, including AAE’s Heather Wiest. The scholarship is presented to engineering graduate students who have provided outstanding service to the graduate student community, their School, the College, and/or the University. Heather is a student of Professor Steve Heister.

pictured above (from l to r): Bhavini Singh, Professor Gregory Blaisdell, Nitin S. Dhamankar, Sayan Biswas, William O'Neill, Jooyoung Lee, Natasha Bosanac, Heather Wiest, Professor Steve Heister, Professor Kathleen Howell