Evan Malina named 2010 Student Engineer of the Year
Release Date: 02-22-2010
Evan Malina, from The University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, has been named Student Engineer of the Year. Malina was recognized by Governor James Douglas and Lt. Governor Brian Dubie during the 2010 UVM Engineers Week ceremony held Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at the State House.
Malina, a senior in mechanical engineering, was selected for this prestigious award for his outstanding academic achievements in the fields of engineering, business administration and mathematics; his excellence in graduate-level studies and research; and his significant service contributions to his fellow students, UVM and the community.
As this year's Student Engineer of the Year, Malina will be recognized at the Order of the Engineer Ceremony in 101 Fleming Museum on Friday, February 19, 2010 at 4:30 pm. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and banquet at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont beginning at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. The keynote speaker and awards presenter will be Kevin P. Hand, a planetary scientist/astrobiologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
February 14-20, 2010 is National Engineers Week bringing recognition to more than 75 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers among young students and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science. Engineers Week also raises public understanding and appreciation of engineers' contributions to society. Founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, it is among the oldest of America's professional outreach efforts.
Our congratulations to Evan!