College of Engineering faculty and staff awards for 2008 were presented at the fifth annual Spring Appreciation Celebration held May 6. Recipients of the College of Engineering annual awards each receive privately funded stipends and permanent recognition on a plaque in Engineering Hall. Each winner is chosen by a committee of his or her peers.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Giri Venkataramanan believes that learning involves doing. A hallmark of his classes is the balance of instructional material with practical application. BIO
With pioneering contributions that span both experimental and computational studies, Rolf Reitz is a world leader in modeling liquid sprays. BIO
Since joining the College of Engineering in 2001, Greg Nellis has built a reputation as a respected cryogenics researcher. However, his true passion is teaching. BIO
An interactive teacher, James (Jake) Blanchard uses technology to engage students on campus and around the world. BIO
From before they enroll at UW-Madison to beyond their graduation, Kelly Burton strives to create a positive, personal experience for underrepresented minority graduate students in the College of Engineering. BIO
Each day, for more than 30 years as a program associate with the Department of Engineering Professional Development, Diane Lange has focused on meeting people’s needs. BIO