March 31, 2022
32nd Annual Engineering Awards honors 18 faculty and staff
The Michigan State University College of Engineering recognized 18 top faculty and staff members during the 32nd Annual Engineering Awards at the University Club on March 21, 2022. The honors are considered among the college’s most prestigious distinctions for excellence in service and contributions.
Engineering Dean Leo Kempel served as host and congratulated the recipients as he handed out this year’s awards.
The 2022 awards and recipients are:
Excellence in Diversity Award - Emerging Accomplishments: Shanelle Foster
Excellence in Diversity Award - Sustained Excellence: Robert Ofoli
Withrow Global Leadership Award: Lalita Udpa
Withrow Student Service Award: Katy Luchini Colbry
Withrow Exceptional Service Award: Martin Crimp
Read more on these awards winners here.
The Withrow Distinguished Scholar Awards are Senior Scholar Kalyanmoy Deb and Junior Scholars Kristen Cetin and Alexandra Zevalkink.
The Withrow Teaching Excellence Award recipients are:
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering – Chris Saffron
Biomedical Engineering – Sudin Bhattacharya
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science – Carl Lira
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Susan Masten
Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering – Yang Yang
Computer Science and Engineering – Charles Owen
Electrical and Computer Engineering – Tim Hogan
Mechanical Engineering – Michael Lavagnino
And find out more on this year’s Gloria Stragier Award winner Laura Post and Spartans Will Award recipient Paula Palmiter, here: Dedicated and Creative Service/Spartans Will