• Students enjoyed themselves at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) senior and awards dinner held at Endicott House May 15. Left to right: Graduate student J. Alberto Ortega, winner of the Trond Kaalstad (Class of 1957) Fellowship; senior Mahalia Miller, winner of the Steinberg Prize; and graduate students Zenzile Brooks and James Vanzo.

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  • PhD candidate Tanvir Ahmed, left, and Professor Franz-Josef Ulm are winners of this year's Maseeh Teaching Awards in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE).

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  • At the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) senior and awards dinner, Senior Lecturer Pete Shanahan chats with three CEE MEng students. Left to right: Clair Collin, Gianna Leandro, Shanahan and Mehua Bhattacharya.

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  • At the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) senior and awards dinner held at Endicott House May 15, PhD candidate J. Alberto Ortega received the Trond Kaalstad (Class of 1957) Fellowship for his contributions to the well-being of the CEE community.

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Civil & Environmental Engineering awards


The Steinberg Prize--For outstanding academic achievement and demonstrable interest in construction management
- Mahalia Miller '09, Stevens Point, Wis.
- Lauren Biscombe '09, Norristown, Pa.

The Leo (Class of 1924) and Mary Grossman Award--For outstanding academic achievement and a strong interest in transportation
- Naomi Stein '10, Troy, N.Y.

Tucker-Voss Award--Given to a student who shows particular promise in the field of building construction
- Asbjorg Kristinsdottir, doctoral candidate, Reykjavik, Iceland

Maseeh Award--For excellence in teaching
- Franz-Josef Ulm, professor of CEE

Maseeh Award--For excellence as a teaching assistant
- Tanvir Ahmed, doctoral candidate, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Trond Kaalstad (Class of 1957) Award--Recognizes an outstanding graduate student who has displayed leadership and/or contributed significantly to the well-being of the CEE community
- Jose Alberto Ortega, doctoral candidate, Cuenca, Ecuador

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 3, 2009 (download PDF).


Topics: Civil and environmental engineering, Environment, Awards, honors and fellowships

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