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College of Technology Alumni Awards

 

The College of Technology will honor Distinguished Technology Alumni, Outstanding Technology Alumni, and Early Career Awardees. The awards recognize Technology alumni who have accomplished great professional, philanthropic, and personal success.

Events during the day include:

Early Career/Oustanding Technology Alumni Awards
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union

Distinguished Technology Alumni Awards
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Shively Club, Ross-Ade Pavilion

Date: 

Friday, April 17, 2015 (All day)

Two students win college leadership awards

As part of its mission, the College of Technology strives to develop future managers and leaders in technology. To foster and recognize this, the college awards leadership awards: one award for an outstanding undergraduate leader and one for an outstanding graduate leader.  Any student who is a major in any of the College of Technology’s graduate or undergraduate programs is eligible.

The 2013 student leadership honors were awarded to Erika Healy and Jennifer Kirschner.

Professor, grad student rewarded for excellence in research

Marcus Rogers, a professor in computer and information technology, and Kevin O’Connor, a graduate student in information technology, won awards from the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) in April 2012.

Rogers received a commemorative clock and a plaque for the 2012 Pillar Award for making exceptional efforts to support and grow CERIAS.  Rogers contributed service above and beyond what was expected and excelled in research and education.

Grant for malware research will help to secure networks

Cory Nguyen, a graduate student in computer and information technology, has received a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. More than 3,000 people applied, but only 200 are chosen each year.

The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) and is intended to increase the number of U.S citizens and nationals specializing in science and engineering aimed at military applications.  Nguyen received his fellowship in the area of computer and computational sciences for his research in cyber and information security.

Professor Bowen receives award for excellence in distance learning

Erin Bowen, assistant professor in Technology Leadership and Innovation, received the Purdue Award for Excellence in Distance Learning in April 2012.  She received this award for her outstanding efforts in her Measurement and Evaluation for Industry and Technology course, offered for online graduate degrees by the Center for Professional Studies in Technology and Applied Research (ProSTAR) master’s program.

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