The Michigan Engineer News Center

Climate & Space students and faculty receive Leaders and Honors awards

Climate & Space department well-represented at annual College of Engineering awards event. | Short Read
EnlargeLeaders and Honors Award recipients, Garima Malhotra (l); Kyle Webster (c); Karlie Wells (r)
IMAGE:  2019 Leaders and Honors Award recipients, Garima Malhotra (l); Kyle Webster (c); Karlie Wells (r). Not pictured: Assoc. Prof. Line Van Nieuwstadt.

Three Climate & Space students and a faculty member all received awards at the annual Leaders and Honors Brunch this past Sunday.

Undergraduates Karlie Wells (Meteorology), and Kyle Webster (Space Science and Engineering) were both recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate Award. This award is presented to outstanding undergraduate students, and the criteria considered by the department awards committee include academic achievement, exemplary character, leadership in class and activities, and potential for success in future endeavors.

Ph.D. pre-candidate Garima Malhotra (Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering) received the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement. This award is presented to outstanding graduate students (Master’s or Ph.D.), and the criteria considered by the department awards committee student’s active participation in research, leadership and academic performance (GPA).

Prof. Line Van Nieuwstadt, Adjunct Scientist in the Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Department at the U-M College of Engineering, and Associate Professor of Engineering Practice in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, U-M Dearborn is the recipient of the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award. This award is presented annually to honor the leadership, guidance, and support advisors provide to student groups on campus.

More information about the awards: https://studentawards.engin.umich.edu/student_awards/all-awards/

Congratulations!

Leaders and Honors Award recipients, Garima Malhotra (l); Kyle Webster (c); Karlie Wells (r)
Portrait of EJ Olsen

Contact

EJ Olsen
Marketing Communications Specialist

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

(734) 548-3204

2239 SRB

Elizabeth Agee in the Amazon rainforest.

Hands-on in the Amazon

As the climate changes, a grad student and mom decodes the math that drives the rainforest. | Medium Read