Graduate Mentor of the Summer Awards for 2017

Each summer, the SURF participants are asked to recognize the contribution of their graduate mentor by nominating them for the Graduate Student Mentor of the Summer award. The purpose of the award is to recognize Purdue graduate student mentors who have provided exceptional guidance and instruction to undergraduate researchers in the SURF program. This year 27 mentors were nominated.

At the SURF banquet on August 4, the following mentors were recognized and received the 2017 Graduate Mentor of the Summer award.

Maria Guix Noguera, Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Professor David Cappelleri
Nominated by Cara Koepele
Daniel Gomez Pizano, Civil Engineering
Advisor: Professor Shirley Dyke
Nominated by Hayley Bower & Herta Montoya
Caleb Tatebe, Chemistry
Advisor: Professor Suzanne Bart
Nominated by Zhengjia Tong
Yunlan Zhang, Civil Engineering
Advisor: Professor Pablo Zavattieri
Nominated by Nuela Enebechi
Camilo Duarte Cordon, Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Professor Marisol Koslowski
Nominated by Rachel Kohler