Clark School Honors Its Own
The following students were honored at the Clark School's annual Honors and Awards ceremony:
Elizabeth Kenyon, an electrical engineering student with an international engineering minor, and Ashley Lidie, a senior participating in the department’s five-year bachelor’s/master's program, are the recipients of the A. James Clark School of Engineering Dean's Award. Kenyon graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She interned at the National Institute for Standards and Technology and Wabtec Railway Electronics, and participated in the Computer Security Scholars Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. She served as a Clark School Ambassador, Leader of ECE, tutor for the FLEXUS program and an Undergraduate Teaching Fellow. Lidie will begin her graduate work on solid oxide fuel cells under the direction of Prof. Eric Wachsman (MSE). Her research at the Army Research Laboratory has led to several publications and presentations at national and international conferences. She is a member of several student organizations and the Alpha Sigma Mu honor society.
Allon Meizlik is the recipient of the Clark School's Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award for Outstanding Service. Allon has a GPA of 3.85 and is majoring in bioengineering with minors in international engineering and engineering leadership development. He previously received the Benjamin T. Rome Scholarship and the Diane M. Berman Memorial Award. Meizlik is a peer advisor with the Clark School's international engineering programs and he is a Clark School Ambassador. He has interned at LRA Worldwide and Discovery Labs in addition to studying abroad in London.
Dylan G. Rebois received the A. James Clark School of Engineering Leadership Award. He is a rising senior with a 4.0 GPA. For Engineers Without Borders he served as design lead in Burkina Faso and project lead in Ethiopia. His interest and leadership in sustainability is reflected through his membership in the Student Sustainability Committee, appointment to the Student Subcommittee of the University Sustainability Council, and participation in the University Climate Action Plan Workgroup. Rebois is conducting research with Prof. Christopher Cadou (AE) on micro-combustion visualization.
Ethan W. Schaler received the Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award for Outstanding Service. He is a rising senior with a 4.0 GPA. Schaler is active in Engineers Without Borders, working on the Burkina Faso and Peru projects and co-leading a local project focused on storm-water management on the Anacostia River. He recently returned from Japan, having devoted two summers to research at RIKEN and a semester of study at Tohoku University. Schaler currently conducts research with Assistant Professor Sarah Bergbreiter (ME) on MEMS fabrication.
Melanie Wong received the A. James Clark School of Engineering International Student Award. She is a civil and environmental engineering major with a of 3.87 GPA. Wong has participated in the Gemstone Program and the QUEST Program and has interned with the U.S. Department of Energy and Post, Buckley, Shuh & Jernigan, Inc. She is vice president of the Society of Women Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers, served as an alternative spring break trip leader to New Orleans and is a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon Engineering Sorority.
April 22, 2010