Wisconsin Section

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

 

2012 Awards were presented to the following recipients during the spring meeting held on March 28, 2012 in Oshkosh Wisconsin.

 

for a full description of the award winners click on this link:  2012 Award Winners

Brian and Jill Huenink are the recipients of the 2012 Young Engineer Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize young Wisconsin Section members for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of the Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering profession. 

Barry Bauman received the 2012 Wayne G. Russell Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual or organization demonstrating exceptional commitment to helping the Wisconsin agricultural industry adopt new electric technology, farmstead mechanization, and farm equipment.  The award is named after the late Wayne G. Russell who in the late 1950’s, as a Rural Promotion Manager for Wisconsin Power and Light, formulated the idea for the Electric Power and Equipment Farm Show (now the Midwest Ag. Expo.).

  

Student Award Winners

Megan May of UW-Madison was the recipient of the Biological Systems Engineering Student of the Year Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize an undergraduate student in preparation for a career in the profession.

Joseph Keene of UW-Madison was the recipient of the Biological Systems Engineering Graduate Student of the Year Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize a graduate student enrolled in a Biological System Engineering program for singular achievement in developing and or advancing the technology of engineering for food and agriculture.

 

The following members were recognized for Milestone Memberships:

25 Years

Bernt J. Hammarback

Thomas Jerome Tooley

Kevin R. Klubertanz

Randal S. Knurr

Timothy J. Koch

Richard D. Their

Douglas Reinemann

40 Years

Gene L. Nimmer

Paul O. Reilly

Richard J. Straub

50 Years

James F. Gastel

61 Years

Frederick H. Buelow

 Left to Right:  Tim Koch, Dr. Straub, Gene Nimmer, Kevin Klubertanz