Aerospace's Maughmer wins ASEE Merryfield Award

Mark Maughmer, professor of aerospace engineering, has been named the winner of the American Society for Engineering Education's (ASEE) 2009 Fred Merryfield Design Award.

The award honors an engineering educator for his or her creativity and demonstrated excellence in the teaching of engineering design.

Maughmer was nominated by Wallace Fowler, professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin.

According to George Lesieutre, head of aerospace engineering at Penn State, Maughmer spent a sabbatical at the University of Texas and helped to revamp the aerospace program's design activities.

Maughmer will receive his award on June 17 during the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in Austin, Texas.

The award is named for Fred Merryfield, an environmentalist and Oregon State faculty member. Awardees receive a $2,500 honorarium, a $500 stipend for travel to the ASEE annual conference and a plaque. In addition, the awardee's institutional department receives a $500 award.

 

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Last Updated May 06, 2010