Steuber Prize, Polygon Teaching Award Winners Announced
Winners of the College of Engineering's 1998 Steuber Prize for Excellence in Writing have been announced. UW-Madison alumnus William Steuber endowed the contest for engineering undergraduates, now in its seventh year.
The winners are:
First place: Gregory B. Ingersoll, "Baroque, Boole, Binary, Beams, and Bach"
Second place: Laura Clavette, "Pie is Squared"
Fourth place: Mark Grubis, "The Life of an Engineering Student"
Honorable mention: Sarah Diny, "Comparison of Four Procedures Commonly Used in Refractive Eye Surgery"
The winning papers can be read at the contest's website: tc.engr.wisc.edu/steuber.
Polygon Engineering Council, the engineering college council of student organizations, announced their annual teaching excellence award winners at a banquet April 26. The awards are the result of undergraduate voting. The winners and their departments or programs are:
Faculty and Instructors
- Lewis Wedgewood, visiting assistant professor, chemical engineering
- Henry Guckel, professor, electrical and computer engineering
- Jay M. Samuel, instructor, materials science and engineering
- James P. Blanchard, professor, engineering physics
- Steven M. Cramer, professor, civil and environmental engineering
- Michael J. Smith, professor, industrial engineering
- Jaafar Al-Abdulla, instructor, engineering mechanics
- David Bohnhoff, associate professor, agricultural engineering
- Frank J. Fronczak, associate professor, mechanical engineering
- James L. Davis, associate professor, engineering professional development
- Thomas D. Culp, chemical engineering
- Eric R. Benedict, electrical and computer engineering
- Oscar Marcelo Suarez, materials science and engineering
- David C. Perry, civil and environmental engineering
- Charlene Yauch, industrial engineering
- Charles Daniel, mechanical engineering