Weldon Graduate Students and Teaching Assistants Honored

Weldon Graduate Students and Teaching Assistants were honored this spring at the 2013 College of Engineering Graduate Student Research, Teaching, and Service Awards luncheon at the Purdue Memorial Union.

C. W. Peak and Kyle Richmond received the The Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Magoon Awards are given to outstanding teaching assistants in memory of the Magoons who have influenced the lives of many engineering educators early in the their careers through this award. C. W. has been a teaching assistant for the BME sophomore and junior professional development courses and is working on his master's degree in biomedical engineering in Gudrun Schmidt’s lab. Kyle Richmond has been a teaching assistant for the BME bioinstrumentation and biotransport laboratories and is working on a non-thesis master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Andrew Koivuniemi received the Outstanding Research Award. This award goes to students who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in research through publications, participation in professional organizations, and willingness to mentor others.

Becca Scott received the Outstanding Service Scholarship which is presented to engineering graduate students who have provided outstanding service to the graduate student community, the School, the College, and/or the University.