Wisconsin Section

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

 

2015 WI ASABE Awards

The following Wisconsin ASABE members were recognized for their contributions to engineering and their communities at the March 25th meeting (click here for full write up). 

Young Engineer Award –Naomi Bernstein
Wayne G. Russell Award – Dave Kammel
Biological Systems Engineering Graduate Student of the Year Award – Yi-Cheng Wang
Biological Systems Engineering Student of the Year Award – Cyrus Nigon
Engineering Technology Student of the Year Award – Alyson Ries

The following members were recognized for their Milestone Membership Anniversaries

25 Years
Vance Haugen

Stanley Solomon, Jr

Kenneth Ramsay

Rodney Zimmerman

Scott Queiser

Stanley McFarlane
40 Years
David Hess
60 Years

Calvin Cramer

Elmer Croisant
61 Years

Kenneth Fiske
64 Years
Frederick Buelow

 

Naomi Bernstein, PE is the recipient of the 2015 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.ASABE 046.JPG

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Yi-Cheng Wang of UW-Madison is 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.

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Cyrus Nigon of UW-Madison is 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.

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Alyson Ries of UW-Platteville is the recipient of the Engineering Technology Student of the Year Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize an undergraduate enrolled in an Agricultural Engineering Technology, Agricultural Mechanization, or Agricultural Mechanization and Management program for achievement in preparation for a career in the profession.

 

Dave Kammel has been selected as the recipient for the 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).