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CBE awards seven outstanding GSIs

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September 17, 2010

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) has awarded seven graduate students for their outstanding work as Graduate Student Instructors.

Ting-Ying Chung, Bean Getsoian, Ben Hsia, Eddy Kim, Joanna MacKay, Katie Pfeiffer and Kierston Shill were all recognized by professor and Head Graduate Advisor David Graves at the first departmental seminar of the academic year.

In addition, Ting-Ying Chung was the Merck Outstanding Teaching Awardee. Eddy Kim and Joanna Mackay won the Dow Prize for Excellence in Teaching, presented by Dow Chemical’s David Parks. The Merck and Dow awards include a stipend of $1,000.

Says Rocio Sanchez, the CBE Graduate Advisor, “These awards recognize extraordinary talent, enthusiasm and excellence in teaching. We are very proud to have admirable graduate students not only making research achievements, but also leaving their imprint on undergraduate education through excellence in teaching.”

Ting-Ying Chung, David Parks (Dow Chemical Representative), Kierston Shill, Professor David Graves, Ben Hsia, Bean Getsoian, Katie Pfeiffer, Eddy Kim, Joanna MacKay.
Ting-Ying Chung, David Parks (Dow Chemical Representative), Kierston Shill, Professor David Graves, Ben Hsia, Bean Getsoian, Katie Pfeiffer, Eddy Kim, Joanna MacKay.

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