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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

2011 Award Winners

OUTSTANDING FACULTY

Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ahmed Abdel-Rahim received this award because of his excellent record in teaching, research and service. His strong work ethic and commitment to his department shows in his daily work and the extra effort he puts into teaching and taking on additional projects.

Outstanding Faculty Award - Ahmed Abdel-Rahim
Abdel Rahim

OUTSTANDING YOUNG FACULTY AWARD

Elowyn Yager, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Elowyn Yager is a geomorphologist in ecohydraulics in the Civil & Environmental Engineering department in Boise. She is a leader in interdisciplinary cross-college and cross-institutional research and we are proud that she is part of our engineering family.

OUTSTANDING STAFF AWARDS

Sue Branting

Sue Branting exceeds the expectations of an employee in the college and her service to the students and people she works with has far exceeded her job description. Branting takes on any project she is given with passion and her willingness and ability to help students is unmatched.

Outstanding Staff - Sue Branting
Sue Branting

P.K. Northcutt

Happy Saturday! Northcutt's infectious positive attitude and willingness to help students, staff and faculty have earned him this award.

Outstanding Staff - PK Northcutt
P.K. Northcutt

Becky Schoenberg

Becky Schoenberg is a vital member of the mechanical engineering staff and her friendly attitude and helpfulness are noticed by fellow staff, faculty, students and parents. Schoenberg’s knowledge and guidance are appreciated by anyone who interacts with her.

Outstanding Staff - Becky Schoenberg
Becky Schoenberg

OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT

Nicholas Guho, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nicholas Guho completed his master's in civil engineering in August 2010 and transitioned into a doctorate program in the same month. Guho has been highly productive in his time at the University of Idaho. He was the chief engineer on the design and construction of a 5,000 gallon scale model advanced nutrient removal wastewater treatment plant, assisted in engineering and constructing a nitrifying trickling filter pilot system at the Colfax wastewater treatment plant and designed and built and Programmable Logic Controller to operate much of the environmental engineering laboratory.

Outstanding Graduate Student - Nicholas Guho
Nicholas Guho

Randy Maglinao, Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Randy Maglinao began his doctorate at U of I in Biological and Agricultural Engineering in fall 2007 when he conducted research through our bioenergy and biofuels graduate program. Randy Maglinao a hard worker and very motivated and due to that, he was the first in his field to discover that thermo-hydrogenolysis of glycerol to produce alcohols and other products can be achieved with in situ hydrogen generation. Randy has accepted a position as a research associate at Montana State University at Havre.

Outstanding Graduate Student - Randy Maglinao
Randy Maglinao

OUTSTANDING SENIORS

Lindsay Barnett, Materials Science

Lindsay Barnett put a lot of time and effort into her courses to achieve the best grades she could and it has paid off. Barnett will be starting her career at Micron Technology in Boise working as a reticle process engineer.

Frank Beckwith, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Frank Beckwith has maintained a 3.63 GPA throughout his college career while taking graduate level classes at the University of Idaho. In addition, he has competed in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, making it to Nationals his junior year. He is highly active in ASCE and other extracurricular activities and has been awarded a number of scholarships. Beckwith plans to work for up to a year before pursuing a master’s degree in structural engineering.

Outstanding Senior - Frank Beckwith
Frank Beckwith

Curtis Bower, Mechanical Engineering

Curtis Bower has just graduated summa cum laude and will be going to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s 55th Annual Meeting in September to present his paper “Seeing with Sound”. Bower will be completing an internship with Intel this summer and then will return to the University of Idaho in the fall to pursue his master’s under Eric Wolbrecht.

Outstanding Senior - Curtis Bower
Curtis Bower

Alec Bowman, Mechanical Engineering

After graduating from high school in Pocatello, Idaho, Alec Bowman came to the University of Idaho to study Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. Bowman stayed active on campus as a member of the executive board of the U of I chapter of the Associated Society of Mechanical Engineers, the U of I Ballroom Dance Team and the president of the Honors Student Advisory Board. After graduation, he plans to enter graduate school at the University of Kansas to earn his doctorate in aerospace engineering.

Outstanding Senior - Alec Bowman
Alec Bowman

Seth Gibbon, Chemical Engineering

Seth Gibbon has exhibited excellent leadership skills and the ability to be an effective team member. He has participated in multiple group projects as well as international competitions with great success. He has excelled in his academic work and created a firm foundation in his research proficiency during his time here. He has also contributed to the department by giving presentations and demonstrations in high schools to recruit new students. Gibbon has accepted a position with Micron in Boise after graduation.

Outstanding Senior - Seth Gibbon
Seth Gibbon

Brent Kisling, Electrical Engineering

This summer Brent Kisling will have an internship at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, working with the Jupiter Europa Orbiter mission project team. Kisling has been very involved with the Vandal Atmospheric Science Team as part of the balloon rise program while he has been a student. Kisling will be graduating next year.

Tim Kunz, Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Tim Kunz has been on the Dean’s list for the last three years and will be graduating with a 3.6 GPA. Next semester Kunz will be pursuing a master's in prosthetics and orthotics at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his ultimate career goal is to help children who have been afflicted with cancer by providing prosthetics and orthotics at minimal cost.

Outstanding Senior - Tim Kunz
Tim Kunz

Jimmy Li, Electrical Engineering

Jimmy Li will be pursuing graduate studies in electromagnetics at the University of Texas in Austin. Li worked as an undergraduate researcher in the Applied Electromagnetic Waves Laboratory. Li was also involved with the NASA space elevator project team and the Vandal Atmospheric Science Team.

Outstanding Senior - Chenchen Li
Chenchen Li

Cody Miller, Computer Science

Cody Miller came to the University of Idaho in 2006 and found the CS degree to have a diversity of classes and fantastic opportunities to work with highly qualified professors. Miller will be joining Microsoft after graduation.

Kevin Roos, Computer Engineering

Kevin Roos worked as an undergraduate researcher with the Center for Intelligent Systems Research working on cooperative control of underwater autonomous vehicles. Roos has accepted a position with Micron in Boise.

Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach