AAE students win annual CoE awards

Several AAE graduate students are recipients of annual awards from Purdue's College of Engineering. Awards were presented at the Graduate Student Research, Teaching, and Service Awards ceremony April 19th.

Five AAE graduate students are recipients of the 2017 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, Prof. Li Qiao

Ashwati Das – Advisor, Prof. Kathleen Howell

Katherine Fowee – Advisor, Prof. Alina Alexeenko

Brandon Sells – Advisors, Prof. William Crossley and Prof. Daniel DeLaurentis

Waterloo Tsutsui – Advisor, Prof. Wayne Chen

In addition to the Magoon Awards, AAE graduate student Samantha Alberts was chosen to receive the 2017 Outstanding Service Scholarship. 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. Alberts is a student of Professor Steven Collicott.

Chao Han is a 2017 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. Han is a student of Professor Haifeng Wang.

pictured (left to right): Brandon Sells, Katherine Fowee, Sayan Biswas, Ashwati Das, Waterloo Tsutsui, Chao Han, and Dr. Wayne Chen