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Oregon Stater Awards

The 2015 and 2014 Oregon Stater Awards tribute magazines were published by the Oregonian Media Group. The 2012 and 2013 Oregon Stater Awards tribute magazines were published by the Portland Tribune.

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Award Descriptions

In 1998, the College introduced the annual Oregon Stater awards to honor outstanding alumni and friends for their contributions to the engineering profession and to Oregon State University. There are three award categories determined by length of career and accomplishments:

Engineering Hall of Fame

Membership in the OSU Engineering Hall of Fame is reserved for Oregon Staters who have made sustained and meritorious engineering and/or managerial contributions throughout their careers.

Academy of Distinguished Engineers

Membership in the OSU Academy of Distinguished Engineers is awarded to mid-career Oregon Staters who have sustained distinguished contributions to the profession, field, OSU, or society at large. They have at least twenty years of experience beyond the BS and are still practicing their profession.

Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers

The OSU Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers is reserved for Oregon Staters who have distinguished themselves through professional practice and/or service to OSU, the profession, or society at large. These individuals have made early career contributions that identify them as future leaders in their profession or field. They have less than 20 years of professional experience beyond receipt of their bachelor’s degree.

Name Award Category Award Year Department or School Graduation Year
Paul, Tj Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2015 Civil and Construction Engineering 2003
Nyssen, Amber Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2015 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 2004
Kaye, Willy Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2015 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 2006
Baumann, John Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2015 Biological and Ecological Engineering 2002
Thorburn, Michael Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1983
Snyder, Wesley Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 1994
Sloan, Edward Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Civil and Construction Engineering 1978
McKenney, Paul Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1981
MacDonald, Richard Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Civil and Construction Engineering 1981
Klock, Kevin Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering 1991
Johnson, Wayne Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 1983
Guymon, Mel Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2015 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 1992
Owen, Mark Engineering Hall of Fame 2015 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 1981
Yantasee, Wassana Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering 2001
VanHorne-Sealy, Jama Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 2008
Strangeland, Kevin Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 1998
Rohani, Joshan Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 2007
Greenley, Brandon Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1999
Davidson, Chal Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2014 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 2001
Zink, Lee Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2014 Civil and Construction Engineering 1985
Yerke, John Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2014 Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering 1975
Teramura, Thomas Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2014 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 1983
Rivera, Benjamin Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2014 Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 2014
Oosterhof, Peter Academy of Distinguished Engineers 2014 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1987
Turner, William Engineering Hall of Fame 2014 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1963
Plasker, James Engineering Hall of Fame 2014 Civil and Construction Engineering 1973
Marsh, Brenda Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2013 Civil and Construction Engineering 2001
Landskov, Gregg Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2013 Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering 1995
Firth, Jeffrey Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2013 Civil and Construction Engineering 1996
Eccleston, Bradley Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers 2013 Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics 2000

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