University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Engineers' Day

Registration

Past award recipients

Contact us

2014 brochure [PDF]

Maquina fountain on Engineering Mall. The fountain is a sculpture about 20 feet tall depicting two calipers perpendicular to each other.

2014 ACTIVITIES

Room 1610
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive

Morning

8:00
Continental breakfast

8:30
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Professor Emeritus Willis Tompkins
Chair, E-Day Committee
Department of Biomedical Engineering

8:35
COLLEGE UPDATE
Dean Ian M. Robertson
College of Engineering

9:15
SEMINAR
Beneficial reuse of carbon dioxide in the built environment
Matthew Ginder-Vogel, Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

9:45
SEMINAR
Engineering microbes for renewable energy and chemical production
Jennifer Reed, Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

10:15
BREAK
Coffee, tea, juice, pastries

10:45
SEMINAR
Engineering in time of unsustainability
Giri Venkataramanan, Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

11:15
SEMINAR
Internet of Things:
Emerging technologies and applications

Raj Veeramani, Professor
Department of  Industrial and Systems Engineering with students from the Internet of Things laboratory

11:55
ADJOURN FOR LUNCH
Luncheons will be held by some college departments. Please contact individual department offices for details and to make your reservations in advance.

Afternoon and evening

4:45
SOCIAL HOUR, DINNER AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Union South
1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI
Varity Hall II/III
SOCIAL HOUR4:45 p.m.
DINNERSeating at 5:45 p.m.
AWARDS CEREMONY
Following dinner

Maquina fountain on Engineering Mall. The fountain is a sculpture about 20 feet tall depicting two calipers at right angles to each other.

Join us to celebrate the 67th annual Engineers' Day on homecoming weekend, when Wisconsin plays the Maryland Terrapins, for a unique opportunity to reacquaint yourself with the college. For more information, contact Peggy Conklin at 608/265-4048, pconklin@engr.wisc.edu.

 

 

2014 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS RECIPIENTS

 

Ryan T. Bennett
Senior Partner
Resource Capital Funds
Denver, CO

 

Bryan C. Hanson
Chief Operating Officer
Exelon Nuclear
Chicago, IL

 

Edward F. Kopetsky
Chief Information Officer
Stanford Children's Health
Palo Alto, CA

 

Michael F. Molnar
Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC

 

Winslow L. Sargeant
Chief Counsel for Advocacy
U.S. Small Business Administration
Washington, DC

 

Henry J. Theisen
Executive Chairman of the Board
Bemis Company, Inc.
Neenah, WI

 

Peter W. Trelenberg
Corporate Manager, Environmental Policy & Planning
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Irving, TX

 

 

2014 EARLY CAREER AWARD RECIPIENT

Michael T. Casper
President/Founder
FLEx Lighting
Chicago, IL

 

 

2014 FACULTY AND STAFF HONORS

Bollinger Academic Staff
Distinguished Achievement Award

Haile W. Berhe
Senior Systems Programmer, Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies

 

Benjamin Smith Reynolds Award
for Excellence in Teaching

Susan C. Hagness
Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Classified Staff
Distinguished Achievement Award

Dennis P. Manthey
Academic Department Manager, Engineering Physics

 

Byron Bird Award
for Excellence in a Research Publication

Manos Mavrikakis
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering

 

Onstad Service to Society Award
Robert G. Radwin
Professor, Industrial and System Engineering

 

Harvey Spangler Award
for Technology Enhanced Instruction

Barry D. Van Veen
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering