Mechanical Engineering Students Earn Honors for Academics, Technical Merits

More than 25 college students had been regarded late this spring with honors and scholarships from the Section of Mechanical Engineering for academic achievement, specialized merits, and involvement in study and extracurricular routines supporting Rose-Hulman and the section.

Michael Hall acquired the Cummins Inc. Award as this year’s most remarkable graduating senior, as chosen by section faculty. The indigenous of Saint Paul, Minnesota, acquired the Institute’s distinguished Heminway Medal at Graduation soon after graduating with a great 4. grade-position typical. He was a member of the Rover Robotics and Ultimate Frisbee student corporations, Tau Beta Pi engineering educational honor culture, and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Corridor designs to start off graduate school studies this at the College of Michigan.

Ben Warrick was introduced the Senior Mechanical Engineering Pupil Leadership Award for leadership in extracurricular functions, aiding remodel university student corporations, and shown integrity and professionalism. The Williamsport, Indiana, indigenous is now a producing engineer with Caterpillar Inc. in Lafayette, Indiana.

Greg Ballen and Andrew Hubbard obtained the Robert Steinhauser Award as the most exceptional junior mechanical engineering majors, as chosen by department school. Ballen, from Saint Paul, Minnesota, has been a chief with the Rose-Hulman Climbing Club, has been a member of the Home Corridor Association, and an lively volunteer for community and campus assistance assignments. Hubbard is from Brighton, Michigan. The award honors Steinhauser’s legacy as a Rose-Hulman alum and 41-year vocation as a distinguished professor and division head. 

Ethan Jones of Newburgh, Indiana, gained the Edward A. MacLean Award as the junior who has demonstrated educational good results in mechanics courses although showing academic improvement and currently being an energetic participant in extracurricular actions through college. MacLean was a professor and head of the mechanical and civil engineering division from 1937-62.

Sam Betts earned the most fantastic sophomore award, even though Emily Lopane was named the remarkable first-year student in the department. Betts is a member of the inaugural Noblitt Students Course of 2024, is a chief of the Style, Develop and Fly college student level of competition staff and Astronomical Society team, and member of the Rocketry Club, Engineers for a Sustainable Environment, Modern society of Girls Engineers, Climbing Club, Rose Tech Radio Club, and String Orchestra university student functionality group. She also has been an intern at Rose-Hulman Ventures, supporting establish modern initiatives for serious-globe purchasers.

Obtaining scholarships to aid their futures as mechanical engineers had been 2022 graduates Charlie Hahm of Firestone, Colorado, and Riley O’Connell of South Bend, Indiana, awarded Darrell Gibson Scholarships. Gibson was a mechanical engineering professor for 43 several years right before retiring in 2015.

Earning John D. Winters Scholarships were Alex Chen of Lakewood, Colorado Patrick Hottle of Lake Station, Indiana Naomi Reyes of Terre Haute, and Gage Smith of Austin, Texas. Winters was a 1949 Rose Polytechnic Institute graduate who experienced a 40-12 months vocation with Caterpillar Inc., retiring as vice president and basic supervisor of the company’s motor division. 

Offered Mark and Hui Suk Schulz Scholarships have been Kiana Martin of Portage, Michigan Andrew Nichols of Cypress, Texas Jacob Oblazny of Naperville, Illinois Kirk Preston II of Crowley, Texas Harman Singh of Williamstown, New Jersey and Chaikou Sow of Camby, Indiana. Schulz is a 1976 alumnus who has had a successful occupation as a area engineering with Babcock & Wilcox Business.

Recognized as associates of the department’s Scholar Advisory Board for the 2021-22 faculty calendar year had been Jayla Campbell of Indianapolis Sarah Cunniff of Saint Paul, Minnesota Lucas Foote of Midland, Michigan Ethan Rogers of Cory, Indiana Caleb Yankey of Floyds Knobs, Indiana Yunpu Zhang of Changchun, China and Lopane.