Several faculty and students affiliated with the EMS Energy Institute received awards at three recent events held at University Park in recognition of their accomplishments over the past year.

The 2008 Wilson Banquet & Awards Presentation was held on April 27 to recognize student achievement, faculty mentoring, faculty commitments to service, and excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering Awards Banquet took place on April 25 to honor the outstanding achievements of EME students and alumni over the past year. Earlier in the month, the Commission for Women held its Second Annual Awards Luncheon on April 11 to award distinguished and accomplished women at the University.

Congratulations to the following faculty and staff recipients:
 

2008 Wilson Awards Banquet

Faculty Mentoring Award
Derek Elsworth
Professor of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering
Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering

Gladys Snyder Education Grants
Demian Saffer
Associate Professor of Geosciences
Department of Geosciences
“Development of an On-Campus Wellfield to Improve Experimental Education in Hydrogeology”

Jay M. and Katherine Definis Award for Outstanding Student Leadership<
Nicole J. Reed
Graduate Student, Energy and Mineral Engineering

Wilson Research Initiation Grant
Fan Zhang
Assistant Professor in Energy Policy and Economics
Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
“What is the Option Value of Carbon Capture-Readiness?”

Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering 2008 Awards Banquet EME Student Awards

Robert and Leslie Griffin Award– Jennifer L. Clemons, Michael R. Fitzgerald, Joshua M. Taron

Frank and Lucy Rusinko Graduate Fellowship – Michael R. Fitzgerald, Marielle R. Narkiewicz, Joshua M. Taron

Charles B. Darrow Award– Marielle R. Narkiewicz

Graduate Teaching Assistants of the Year - Michael R. Fitzgerald, Joshua M. Taron

 

Commission for Women – Second Annual Awards Luncheon

Achieving Women Awards– Nicole Reed, Graduate Student, Energy and Mineral Engineering