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MAE professor, students lauded at Engineering Awards Banquet

Andrew Noble, Brandon Milam, Jianxiong Zhu and Alex Dodd posed with Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Chair Yuwen Zhang.

Andrew Noble, Brandon Milam, Jianxiong Zhu and Alex Dodd posed with Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Chair Yuwen Zhang after earning outstanding student awards at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13. Not pictured: Outstanding Master’s Award recipient Jacob Harris. Photos by Shane Epping.

The following students and faculty members in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet, held on March 13 as part of Engineers’ Week:

Senior Faculty Excellence in Research Award: Qingsong Yu, professor

Outstanding Junior: Alex Dodd of Wildwood, Mo.
Outstanding Senior: Andrew Noble of Rocheport, Mo.
Outstanding Senior: Brandon Milam of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Outstanding Master’s: Jacob Harris of Columbia, Mo.
Outstanding Doctorate: Jianxiong Zhu of Shanghai, China

Yu was honored for his tireless research output. Since 2007, he has published eight book chapters and 98 peer reviewed journal articles, including three chapters and 29 articles in the last four years alone. Yu’s research also has been cited more than 1,600 times by his peers.

Qingsong Yu received the Senior Faculty Excellence in Research Award from Dean Robert Schwartz on March 13.

Qingsong Yu received the Senior Faculty Excellence in Research Award from Dean Robert Schwartz on March 13. Since 2007, he has published eight book chapters and 98 peer reviewed journal articles, including three chapters and 29 articles in the last four years alone. Yu’s research also has been cited more than 1,600 times by his peers.