Temple Engineering faculty and students once again made strong showings in competitions, award nominations and in securing prestigious scholarships.
Two Engineering teams place during Fox School of Business Be Your Own Boss Bowl
After taking second place overall last year, Emily Kight (BioE) returned to the the Fox School of Business Be Your Own Boss Bowl this year with a new product. This year, her team took a different idea—Ovarian Lab, an in-home, non-invasive urine test that screens for ovarian cancer—and won the social impact track.
The team was joined by Shreyas Chandragiri, Paul Gehret and Kyle Jezler, whose team took third place in the undergraduate track for their HemaSense submission.
“Even if you don’t win, you’ve already won,” said Temple provost and executive vice president JoAnne Epps, “You are our future.”
Mechanical students take Livingstone Prize, Honorable Mention in Goldwater Scholarship
Elizabeth Shaloka (ME) won the Livingstone Prize recently, which honors the best research projects produced each year by Temple University undergraduates. Her work was recognized in the sustainability category for her paper "Choosing Permeable Pavement Design to Maximize Stormwater Management Capabilities."
Fellow ME Owen Pearl earned Honorable Mention recognition through the Goldwater Scholarship program.
The prestigious scholarship is awarded to students in science, technology, engineering and math fields based on exemplary academic achievement.
Faculty Fauzia Ahmad, Yimin Zhang win Minmo Award
Recognized along with co-authors, Associate Professors in Electrical & Computer Engineering Dr. Fauzia Ahmad, and Dr. Yimin Zhang, were awarded the 2017 Mimno Award by the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society recently.
The award recognizes work which is primarily tutorial (including surveys), speculative, or which advocates new ideas or principles tending to promote debate. It is selected from among those published in the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Magazine.
Brendon Creed (CE) named Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Senior Brendon Creed was named the Temple Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the 16th annual student-athlete Celebration of Champions recently. The event honored team and individual performances from the academic year. Creed is a senior member of the men's soccer team with a 3.43 GPA.