Doctoral student Sara Masoud received the Outstanding Research Assistant Award from the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council in April 2019. Masoud also received a Best Paper Finalists Award at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ 2018 conference and was a finalist for 2019 best paper award.
Recent alumnus Daniel Wibben was awarded a 2019 Exceptional Engineering Achievement Medal from NASA for his contributions to planetary science and the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission. His efforts have been recognized with two Guinness World Records.
Bradley Williams, who earned his MS in systems engineering from UA SIE in 2018, was named one of 30 members of the 2019 class of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.
The department is also grateful to W. L. Gore & Associates for their Lean Crash Course for sophomores and juniors. The students had a great time, and they look forward to next year's session.
And one final note: After being crushed two years running in Annual Student Versus Faculty Game Night, the faculty were at last victorious. Better luck in 2020, students!