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MABE Holds 9th Annual Honors Awards Banquet

Randy Boyd and Dr. Matthew Mench.

From left, guest speaker Randy Boyd and MABE department head Dr. Matthew Mench.

The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) held its ninth annual Honors Awards Banquet on April 7, 2016, at The Foundry with over 150 people in attendance. Randy Boyd, Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, was the guest speaker. Awards were presented to MABE’s outstanding students, staff and faculty.

This year’s award recipients were:

Students

  • Jared Carnes, Outstanding Aerospace Engineering Junior Award
  • Gary Collins, Outstanding Aerospace Engineering Junior Award
  • Reza Djeddi, Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • James Fitzsimmons, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Junior Award
  • James Ferguson, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Senior Award
  • William Fredebeil, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Junior Award
  • Yasser Ashraf Gandomi, Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • Caroline Hill, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Junior Award
  • Andrew Kaminsky, Student Leadership and Outreach Award
  • David Klumpe, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Senior Award
  • Stephen Lagutchik, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Junior Award
  • David Marsh, Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Junior Award
  • Sara Parker, Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Junior Award
  • Shelby Sievers, Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Senior Award
  • Daniel Splane, Outstanding Aerospace Engineering Senior Award
  • Justin Splane, Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Junior Award
  • Graham Taylor, Innovation Award
  • Nima Tamaddoni, Innovation Award

Staff and Faculty

  • Mark Barker, Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Bill Hamel, Outstanding Senior Faculty Award
  • Ruthann Moyers, Outstanding Staff Award
  • John Schmisseur, Outstanding Senior Faculty Award
  • Stephanie TerMaath, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

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