Missouri S&T students and programs in engineering
management and systems engineering were recognized at the American Society for
Engineering Management (ASEM) International Annual Conference in October in
The honors include:
- Samuel VanFossan
received the Merl Baker Award for Best Student Paper and the Graduate
Scholarship Award. VanFossan is a Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow and Ph.D.
student. His advisor is Dr. Benjamin Kwasa, assistant professor.
- Dr. Samareh Moradpour
received the Best Dissertation Award. Her Ph.D. advisor is Dr. Suzanna Long,
professor and chair of engineering management and systems engineereing.
- In a contest with 10
teams, Missouri S&T’s team won second place in the Student Team Competition.
The team included students Emily Allen, Lauren Barclay, Aubrey Howell and Emma
- Missouri S&T
received the Founders Award for Best Graduate Program, collected by Dr. Steven
Corns, associate professor.
- Missouri S&T also
received the Founders Award for Best Undergraduate Program, collected by Dr.
Stephen Raper, associate professor.