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May, 2010

ME students receive awards during Senior Reception

May. 19, 2010—Distinguished awards were presented May 13 to five seniors and three design teams at a reception hosted by the mechanical engineering department in honor of the department’s graduating seniors. More than 150 people, including seniors and their families, and the ME faculty attended the gala reception in Featheringill Hall’s Adams Atrium. The ME Program Award...

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School bestows honors on 2010 graduating seniors

May. 13, 2010—Awards and honors were presented by Dean Kenneth F. Galloway May 13 to 31 seniors at the School of Engineering’s annual Commencement Reception. Andrew Philip Jallouk, Oak Ridge, Tenn., is this year’s Founder’s Medalist and is graduating with a bachelor of engineering in biomedical engineering with a second major in chemistry. The Founder’s Medal signifies...

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Engineering faculty promoted; annual awards presented

May. 12, 2010—Dean Kenneth F. Galloway announced May 11 the promotions of seven engineering faculty members at the final faculty meeting of the 2009-2010 academic year and presented four awards at a reception following the meeting. Seven faculty members have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure: Franz Baudenbacher, biomedical engineering; Florence Sanchez, civil...

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Local high school students tackle global water challenge in 2010 JETS TEAMS competition

May. 4, 2010—Tennessee high schools have been named national winners in the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) TEAMS engineering competition for 2010. This year, they tackled one of the world’s most pressing problems – the global water shortage, highlighted recently by the Haiti earthquake. Each year, JETS, through its TEAMS competition, provides students in grades nine through...

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Student awarded golden ticket to Microsoft’s campus

May. 3, 2010—Just as Charlie won a golden ticket to the chocolate factory, computer science senior Drew Scoggins secured a golden ticket – a trip to Microsoft world headquarters in Redmond, Wash. On April 30, 2010, an exceptional group of 50 students were awarded an all-access pass to experience the products, people and culture of Microsoft. “It...

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