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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: engr-sss@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: cmmorrison@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

Richard T and Bonnie L. Jacobsen Engineering Assistantship

The Richard T and Bonnie L. Jacobsen Scholars in Engineering Endowment is established in honor of the significant contributions to engineering achievement, leadership, engineering education and service to the profession and society by Professor Richard Jacobsen, retired dean of the College of Engineering, University of Idaho and past president and member of the U of I Academy of Engineers.

Undergraduate Assistantship Details

Award Amount: variable

The Richard T and Bonnie L. Jacobsen Engineering Assistantship will be awarded to support undergraduate engineering students who are engaged in research as participants of the college’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program. Jacobsen Scholars will gain valuable mentoring project management and research experience.

Award Requirements

Undergraduate students receiving this award must meet the following qualifications:

  • Work with individual professors, assisting in faculty-driven scholarly projects thus gaining crucial experience in the methods of original research.
  • Engage in research projects in any engineering discipline that involve direct student/faculty interaction and offer learning opportunities not available through conventional classroom instruction
  • Participate in activities as part of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program.

Grand Challenge Scholars Pitch

Save the date: Spring 2021

Held in conjunction with the acceptance of a new class of Grand Challenge Scholars. The event gives students the opportunity to earn money to fund research and education into their Grand Challenges project plans.

Learn More

Questions?

Email Grand Challenge Scholars Program Director, Daniel Robertson, Ph.D., P.E. at danieljr@uidaho.edu.

About Richard “Jake” Jacobsen

In honor of a past U of I College of Engineering alumnus, professor, chair and dean

“I have truly never had a job I didn’t like. The changing atmosphere in the engineering profession has provided challenges and opportunities over these many years. The most significant reward of my academic career has been helping young people prepare for professional careers in engineering practice.” Jake

Richard Jacobsen (affectionately known as ‘Jake’), former dean of the University of Idaho College of Engineering, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the U of I in 1963 and a Master of Science in 1965. After completing his doctorate, he joined the U of I faculty and climbed through the academic ranks to professor, chair of the mechanical engineering department, associate dean of research, and later, dean of the College of Engineering from 1990-99.

While at the U of I, he was responsible for more than $12 million in grants and contracts. Most of the awards were for research on thermophysical properties for a wide range of fluids and mixtures. Having enjoyed a distinguished career, his most important priority was his role as a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend.

Bonnie and Richard Jacobsen
Bonnie and Richard Jacobsen

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: engr-sss@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: cmmorrison@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