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Congratulations RISE:2019 Winners

Congratulations to our engineering students who won awards at the RISE:2019 Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo!

Student Project Award

Focus Awards

Kaustubh Shivdikar, Electrical MS'19 Pi-Tiles: A Distributed Matrix-Multiplication Approach Over Tiled Data Using Raspberry Pis Graduate Innovator Award
Basma Bargal, Industrial PhD'21 Modeling Caregiver Burnout and Resiliency to Optimize Prevention and Mitigation Intervention College of Engineering Solutions Award Second Place (Graduate)
Kunind Sharma, Interdisciplinary PhD'22 Data-Driven Insights of Thermal Comfort Behavior in Large Populations College of Engineering Solutions Award First Place (Graduate)
Kestral Johnston, Environmental E'19 Understanding Biological Nitrogen and E. Coli Removal in a Tidal Flow Constructed Wetland For Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse College of Engineering Solutions Award First Place (Undergraduate)

 Outstanding Research Awards

Aberdeen Dinius, Chemical E'21 Transition State Theory Calculations for Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of Biofuels Engineering and Technology (Undergraduate)
Kunind Sharma, Interdisciplinary PhD'22 Modeling Thermal Comfort Behavior Engineering and Technology (Graduate)
Christopher Scianna, Chemical E'19 Healing Soles Interdisciplinary Topics (Undergraduate)
Qifan Zhai, Operations Research MS'19 Characterization of Increases in Infection Rates Interdisciplinary Topics (Graduate)

 Rise Awards

Aberdeen Dinius, Chemical E'21 Transition State Theory Calculations for Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of Biofuels Excellence In Innovation

Graduate Innovator Award – Recognizes a graduate peer who demonstrates remarkable innovation by identifying new approaches to problem solving for maximal social impact. Sponsored by Graduate Student Government

COE Solution Awards – $2000 in total awards recognizing COE students demonstrating remarkable innovation by identifying novel solutions to problems within scientific, social, and/or entrepreneurial spheres. Sponsored by the College of Engineering

Innovation – $1,000 awarded for the discovery of novel and revolutionary inventions or processes that can be translated into real-world applications


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