Outstanding Professors, Students, & Career Achievement (April 2015)

The 18th Annual College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Awards at Ohio State University (OSU) recently took place. See the full list of 2015 awardees. Tau Bate professors recognized included:

Ness B. Shroff, Ph.D. – (CA D ’88) Award for Excellence in Engineering Education; OSU chaired professor and eminent scholar
Peter M. Anderson, Ph.D. – (RI A ’81) Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Innovation; OSU professor
Lisa M. Abrams, Ph.D., P.E. – (OH G ’88) Faculty Diversity Excellence Award; OSU associate director & OH Gamma Chapter Chief Advisor


Shelby L. Paschal, AR A 2015, has been selected as the Outstanding Senior of the College of Engineering at University of Arkansas. Paschal will graduate in may with a degree in biological engineering, serves as student chapter president of the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers, and will pursue a position in environmental consulting and sustainability of water resources after graduation. Click here for the news release

She was among nine seniors chosen by their respective department as an outstanding senior and nominated for the award. Other Tau Bate nominees included: Michaela W. Mertz, AR A 2015, AR Alpha corresponding secretary; John Andrew Dominick, AR A 2015; Rocky D. Hedrick, AR A 2015; Kaitlin M. Denny, AR A 2015; and William B. Carlisle, AR A 2015.


On May 6, Hamburg Area School District (PA) will induct five members into the Alumni Academic Hall of Fame. “The school district is recognizing alumni for their career and life achievements, which were developed through their academic preparation while a student in Hamburg Area schools.”

G. Larry Adams, MI G ’63, is one of the five 2015 inductees. Adams earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan. He spent 34 years with Lockheed Martin (CO), working on the Skylab program, and became the system design lead for the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. He has recently retired and is now the coordinator of the “Remembering Our Veterans” organization in Castle Rock, CO. Read the article for more information


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