UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Engineering faculty and staff will be honored at the 2013 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society (PSEAS) Awards at 2 p.m. April 3, in the Kunkle Lounge in Hammond Building.
The PSEAS Awards recognize the outstanding efforts in teaching, research, advising, staff and service.
Three faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award: Corina Drapaca, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics; Laura L. Pauley, professor of mechanical engineering; and A. Ravi Ravindran, professor of industrial engineering.
Gül E. Kremer, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, will receive the Premier Teaching Award.
Four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Research Award: Melik C. Demirel, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics; Ram M. Narayanan professor of electrical engineering; Adam Smith, associate professor of computer science and engineering; and Donghai Wang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering.
The Premier Research Award will be awarded to Deborah A. Levin, professor of aerospace engineering.
Three faculty members will receive the Outstanding Advising Award: Moses Ling, associate professor of architectural engineering; Albert Segall, professor of engineering science and mechanics; and Venkataraman Shankar, associate professor of civil engineering.
The outstanding staff award will go to Cindy Winkelblech, an administrative support assistant for the Learning Factory.
Jonathan Dougherty, corporate knowledge center director for James G. Davis Construction, will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award.
The Lawrence J. Perez Memorial Student Advocate Award will be given to Daniel Haworth, professor of mechanical engineering.