2018 Staff Awards of Excellence Recipients

The 2018 recipients of the Awards of Excellence for engineering staff, shown below, were recognized at the annual Staff Awards Banquet on December 7, 2018.

New Employee Award

Norvin Bruns
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

For his ardent support of student-centered learning within the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, creating an atmosphere of discovery, learning and engagement through mentoring, guidance and instruction in the manufacturing design, fabrication and testing processes.

LEAH H. JAMIESON LEADERSHIP AWARD

Corey D. Linkel
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

For his "out-of-the-box" thinking and intuitive approaches to building successful relationships with, and tools for, students and industry partners connected to the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, such as Super Friday and the Co-Op program.

CLERICAL/SERVICE CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

Phillip H. Qualio
Dean's Office

For his calm demeanor and systematic approach to problem-solving issues such as furniture removal, package delivery and office relocations that allow Armstrong Hall and Potter Hall facilities to function efficiently and run smoothly for all who use them.

ADMINISTRATIVE/PROFESSIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

Richard O. Womack
Engineering Education

For his stabilizing presence and superior customer support skills providing enhanced in-class technology and upgrades to learning spaces offering a more collaborative environment for students within the School of Engineering Education.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Nadezhda N. Zyaykina
Environmental and Ecological Engineering

For her keen eye in laboratory efficiency encompassing shared space, equipment, safety training, curricula and research within the Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering while increasing participation of P-12 students in science and engineering activities.

Team Award: IE Student-Alumni Mentoring Initiative Team


For their efforts to establish a sustainable student-alumni experience with meaningful interactions associated with one-on-one mentorship opportunities, outreach to student organizations and in-class presentations and projects that are universally accepted by all areas within the School of Industrial Engineering.

More Photos from the 2018 Staff Awards