Category Archives: Students



Dean’s List Fall 2009

4.0 Students (EMSE)
Bowen, Patrick K
Gilbertson, Luke T
Sallgren, Jason G
Taylor, Lance P

3.50-3.99 Students (EMSE)
Brooks, Kenneth F
Deane, Kyle J
Dolby, Monica R
Durham, Emily M
Edick, Jacob D
Gelbaugh, Jesse A
Heck, Sara M
Hintsala, Eric D
Hu, Zhengyu
Jiao, Sen
Johnson, Nicholas D
Lundberg, Britta C
McNamara, Cameron T
Michael, Kelsey R
Michels, Taylor J
Miko, Andrew R
Nigro, Elizabeth A
Ranck, Helen J
Sahr, Alyssa M
Twilley, Mark A
Waugh, Kelsey P
Wong, Matthew J
Wyzlic, Michael P
Yangyuenthanasan, Kamonwad
Young, Daniel S


PCA Inducts New Members and Honors Students

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MSE major Britta Lundberg was honored as a Woman of Promise by the Presidential Council of Alumnae. This award recognizes current female students from each academic department who go above and beyond what is expected of them in terms of being a well-rounded student. The award goes to students who have demonstrated academic achievement, campus and community leadership, good citizenship, creativity and other characteristics of high-achieving individuals.


2010 Undergraduate Expo Winners

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See Also: Senior Design Projects 2009-10

Senior Design Honorable Mentions
HM – Team 114 Biodegradable Stent Simulation Team Members: Jake Edick and Nikki Long, Materials Science and Engineering; Donisha Das, Justine Farina, Dan Pierson, and Jonathon Zuidema, Biomedical Engineering Advisors: Dr. Jarek Drelich, Materials Science and Engineering, and Dr. Jeremy Goldman, Biomedical Engineering

HM – Team 148 Carbon Dioxide Sequestration from Steelmaking Exhaust Team Members: Ken Brooks, Brett Anderson, Ben Hutton, Jason Sallgren, Reuben Robie, Steve Klimowicz, and Nate Wilkie, Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Dr. Stephen Hackney

HM – Team 149 Quenching of Strip Steel Team Members: Donald Wagle and Nick Johnson, Materials Science and Engineering Advisors: Dr. Paul Sanders and Dr. Mark Plichta

Undergraduate Research Second Place
2nd place Team 211, Testing and Refining Rehydroxylation Ceramic Dating Student Researchers: Patrick Bowen and Helen Ranck, Materials Science and Engineering; Jessica Beck, Biological Sciences Advisors: Timothy Scarlett, Social Sciences, and Jaroslaw Drelich, Materials Science and Engineering


SURF and MSGC Fellowships for Patrick Bowen

Undergraduate MSE major Patrick Bowen has received two funding awards for his project entitled “Developing a Predictive Model for Rehydroxylation Rate Constants of Archaeological Ceramics”. The two awards beginning summer 2010 are the Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Undergraduate Fellowship and the MTU Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The work is also supported by a McArthur Research Internship. Bowen’s advisors are Dr. Jaroslaw Drelich (EMSE) and Dr. Timothy Scarlett (SS).

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Career Fair Is All About Prospects

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Andrew Heikkinen, a junior in materials science and engineering, was looking for a co-op or an internship. “I’d really like to get something,” he said. “I have to learn some more skills.” He was buoyed by the Career Services website that said 38 companies were looking for materials engineers. He considers himself a savvy young man who will make a good impression. “I’m a smart kid,” he said. “I can talk.”


Dean’s List Spring 2009

4.0 Students (EMSE)
Haycock, Meghan M
Hintsala, Eric D
Johnson, Nicholas D
Magaluk, Travis W
Sallgren, Jason G
Taylor, Lance P
Zhang, Jingshu

3.50-3.99 Students (EMSE)
Ball, Joshua B
Bowen, Patrick K
Cedergren, Aaron M
Deane, Kyle J
Durham, Emily M
Emerick, Julie S
Gelbaugh, Jesse A
Kraft, Nicholas J
Krug, Michael F
Lange, Gretchen L
Loomis, Michelle J
Lundberg, Britta C
MacEwen, David M
Marinaro Castilla, Emanuel
McNamara, Cameron T
Ranck, Helen J
Sahr, Alyssa M
Snyder, Collin C
Swanborg, Carolyn L
Toll, Ryan M
Twilley, Mark A