Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Lovell Recognized for Service Leadership

EWB advisor David Lovell accepts his award.
EWB advisor David Lovell accepts his award.

David Lovell, Clark School associate professor of civil engineering and the Institute for Systems Research and advisor to UMD's Engineers Without Borders chapter, has been named the 2012 recipient of the "Peter J. Bosscher Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Leadership" by Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA).

The award recognizes faculty advisors within EWB-USA who provide outstanding leadership and mentorship to their student chapter. It is named for the late Peter J. Bosscher, who was an EWB-USA faculty advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in addition to being actively involved with the national organization.

Lovell has been working with EWB at UMD since 2004, leading students on trips to assess and implement sustainable engineering projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He serves on the EWB-USA Faculty Leadership Council, and recently was elected as chair of that body. He also serves on the EWB-USA Technical Advisory Committee for the Southeast Region.

UMD's EWB chapter, which has approximately 150 members, began in 2004 with projects in Thailand and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. It has since completed numerous projects in Thailand, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

 

Related Articles:
Lovell Named Engineers Without Borders Advisor
STEM service: January 2013 robotics workshop
Engineers Without Borders Chapter Receives Grants
Schaler Earns Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

March 26, 2012


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

C.D. Mote, Jr. Delivers Roy V. Wright Lecture

Stephen Trimberger in residence as ISR visiting research engineer

Brin Family Prize Celebrates Student Innovation

Alumnus Ravi Tandon Receives 2018 Keysight Early Career Professor Award 

Alum Mingyan Liu is PI for Multiscale Network Games of Collusion and Competition MURI

Haptic Safety for Unmanned Vehicles

Three ISR faculty receive UMD Brain and Behavior Initiative seed grants

Aneesh Raghavan wins Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship

Book edited by Ghodssi, Lin in top 25 percent of most downloaded Springer eBooks

Why a robot can't yet outjump a flea

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar