ISA Announces Recipients of Scholarships

  • July 15, 2010
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July 15, 2010 - The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced the winners of the 2010 ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation, instrumentation, and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. ISA awarded more than $62,000, which was distributed among students in two- and four-year colleges and universities, and graduate students. Contributions to the ISA Educational Foundation come from the following sources: Norman E. Huston Endowment, the Paros-Digiquartz Fund, the Bob and Mary Ives Endowment, the Wilbanks scholarship, the ISA Chemical and Petroleum Industries Division Endowment, the ISA Food and Pharmaceutical Industries Division Endowment, the ISA Executive Board Scholarship, ISA Life Members Committee Scholarship, ISA Section and District Scholarships, and the General Education Fund.The 2010 recipients are:In two-year programs: Cody Simpson Northern Alberta Institute of Technology; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Thaen WatkinsWestern Wyoming Community College; Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA Michael Columbo Massosoit Community College; Massosoit, Massachusettes, USA Joshua Alfaro Vanier College; Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Betsy DorsettLee College; Baytown, Texas, USA Benjamin MartinCentral Texas College; Killeen, Texas, USA Benjamin PohlmanFront Range Community College; Westminister, Colorado, USA In four-year programs: Ronald Rodriguez Southern Polytechnic State University; Marietta, Georgia, USA Robert Sherbert Drexel University; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Ane Muvadgah University of Central Oklahoma; Edmond,Oklahoma, USA Sneha Shishodia Institute of Technology; Nirma University; Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Rishita Sarabhai Institute of Technology; Nirma University; Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Foram DhebarSardar Vallabhbai Patel University; Basad, Gujarat, India Nicole Legenski Penn State University; Reading, Pennsylvania, USA Jonathan Martin Messiah College; Grantham, Pennsylvania, USA Brian KosorisSouthern Polytechnic State University; Marietta, Georgia, USA Michael LoprestiUniversity of Missouri; Colombia, Missouri, USA Terrance EakinOhio State University; Columbus, Ohio, USA Jadeja KamalUniversity of Texas at Dallas; Richardson, Texas, USA In graduate programs: Alexey Tirtchny St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation; St. Petersburg, Russia Evgeny Bakin St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation; St. Petersburg, Russia Konstantin Gurnov St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation; St. Petersburg, Russia Georgy KuyumchevSt. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation; St. Petersburg, Russia Carlos Andrade-Cabrerra Instituto Tecnologico Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Monterrey, Mexico Ikechukwu Okanu Idaho State University; Pocatello, Idaho, USA Mahdi SharifzadehImperial College; London, England About ISAFounded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation. Learn More

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