Nine Ph.D. students at Missouri S&T received dean’s honors from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) during a campus ceremony today (Thursday, May 12).
Three students received the Dean’s Graduate Educator Award, which recognizes excellence in teaching by graduate students. Six other students received the Dean’s Ph.D. Scholar Award, which recognizes scholarly contributions among the most productive Ph.D. students.
“It is an honor to recognize the outstanding contributions made by our graduate students,” says Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, the CEC’s associate dean for academic affairs. “The awards reflect the students’ commitment to excellence and the mentorship their advisors provide. We are very proud of all the Ph.D. students who were nominated and considered.”
The awards involved a highly competitive two-tier selection process where each of the CEC departments independently selected up to three nominees for the college to consider. A committee comprising representatives from five CEC departments selected the winners. The honorees are as follows:
Dean’s Graduate Educator Award:
Dean’s Ph.D. Scholar Award:
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,200 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu/.