Thank You 2014 SURF Mentors!

Dr. Melba Crawford with Graduate Mentors
The SURF program extends a thank you to over 100 professors and 130 graduates students and post docs who mentored one or more SURF students this summer. They represented 24 departments in 3 Colleges at Purdue.

Graduate Student Mentor of the Summer Awards

Each summer, the SURF participants are asked to recognize the contribution of their graduate mentors by nominating them for the Graduate Student Mentor of the Summer award. The purpose of this award is to recognize Purdue graduate student mentors who have provided exceptional guidance and instruction to undergraduate students in the SURF program.  This year, 31 mentors were nominated.

At the SURF luncheon on August 8, the following mentors were recognized and received the 2014 Graduate Mentor of the Summer Award.

Travis Thornell
Materials Engineering; Advisor: Kendra Erk
Courtney Jenkins
Chemistry; Advisor: Jonathan Wilker
Jonghoon Jin
Biomedical Engineering: Advisor: Eugenio Culurciello
Enas Said Sakr
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Advisor: Peter Bermel
Matthew Hudspeth
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering; Advisor: Weinong Chen