Teaching, research and advising awards announced in WVU’s Statler College
Pedro Mago, Glen H. Hiner dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, announced the winners of the College’s outstanding teaching, research and advising awards for the 2020-2021 academic year at a virtual ceremony, which took place on April 8.
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Todd Hamrick, teaching associate professor and academic advisor of fundamentals of engineering, and Ashish Nimbarte, associate professor and graduate program coordinator of industrial and management systems engineering, have been named the College’s Educators of the Year. Also recognized as Outstanding Educators were Yuxin Liu, Ron Reaser and Brain Woerner from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
Robin Hissam, teaching associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named the College’s Advisor/Mentor of the Year. Maggie Bennewitz from chemical and biomedical engineering, John Quaranta from the Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Lizzie Santiago of fundamentals of engineering, have been recognized as Outstanding Advisors/Mentors.
Don Adjeroh, professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, has been named the College’s Researcher of the Year. Also recognized as Outstanding Researchers of the Year/Senior were Kostas Sierros and Jason Gross, from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Fernando Lima from chemical and biomedical engineering. Berk Tulu from mining engineering, was recognized as Outstanding Researchers of the Year/Junior.
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