Dr. Sue Nokes, BAE's department chair, was on hand as five students participated in the commencement ceremony

 Congratulations to our hard-working students, including Alicia Modenbach and Tabitha Graham, who expect to finish their degrees this summer.

Alicia Modenbach, Ph.D., Food and Bioprocess Engineering

Tabitha Graham, M.S., Food and Bioprocess Engineering

Jeff Clark, B.S.

John Eva, B.S.

Zeb Vance, B.S.


A new officer team for the 2013-2014 BAE Student Branch has been announced

Student advising shifts to Drs. Dvorak and Sama as lead, with Drs. Agouridis and Crofcheck continuing their supporting roles.

President: Melody Embry
Vice-President: Ian Colton
Treasurer: Bob Schmidt
Secretary: Thomas Loxley
ESC Rep: Luke Dodge
ASC Rep: Open position
Eday rep: Myles-Anthony Moore
Social Committee Co-chairs: Dylan Heath and Drew Jones

Doug Overhults Receives RERC Award

Doug Overhults, Ph.D., P.E., was honored with the Rural Electricity Resource Council (RERC) Distinguished Service Award during a luncheon at the RERC’s national conference.

“Recognizing allies who help in the energy management and education effort is important to electric power supplier members of our Council,” Richard Hiatt, RERC executive manager, said. “Since the first award was presented in 1977, individuals like Doug Overhults have been honored for their dedicated efforts and accomplishments.”

The RERC cited the “the continuing work of Doug Overhults in fan ventilation efficiency, farm energy audits and cost savings,” and recognized his years of service in educating rural consumers on the efficient and safe use of energy. For more on Dr. Overhults' research, click here.