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Women in Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Women in Engineering: Paige Fischer

    Paige Fischer is beginning her MS in Chemical Engineering. She grew up in Arvada, CO and attended Ralston Valley High School. She chose the University of Wyoming for the combination of a quality engineering education and competitive swimming program.

  • Women in Engineering: Christine Sednek

    Christine Sednek exudes a great deal of enthusiasm and has an extremely positive work ethic. She also has an aptitude for solving complex problems, which has led to the completion of her M.S. in Environmental Engineering and a double major with the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

  •  Women in Engineering: Emily Beagle

    Originally from Sheridan, WY, Emily Beagle has finished her first year as a Mechanical Engineering graduate student. In 2012, she finished her B.S. with dual majors in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Systems Engineering (ESE).

 

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Sustainable Engineering/Women in Engineering: Christine Sednek

Sustainable Engineering/Women in Engineering: Christine Sednek

Christine Sednek exudes a great deal of enthusiasm and has an extremely positive work ethic.  She also has an aptitude for solving complex problems, which has led to the completion of her M.S. in Environmental Engineering and a double major with the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Dr. Patricia Colberg Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Patricia Colberg Promoted to Full Professor

July 9, 2013 — Dr. Patricia Colberg from the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering was promoted to full professor on July 1, 2013. She is the first female faculty member to achieve this rank in the history of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Women in Engineering: Emily Beagle

June 17, 2013 — Originally from Sheridan, WY, Emily Beagle has finished her first year as a Mechanical Engineering graduate student. In 2012, she finished her B.S. with dual majors in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Systems Engineering (ESE). The unique ESE program integrates courses from outside of the CEAS.

Women in Engineering: Stacia Slowey

April 26, 2013-Stacia Slowey was recently named one of the 2013 New Faces of Civil Engineering – College Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). She will graduate this May as a double major in Civil Engineering and Environment and Natural Resources. She is the second UW Civil Engineering woman in a row to be recognized by ASCE as one of the “New Faces.” Gretchen Heberling landed this distinction in 2012.

Women in Engineering: Amy DiRienzo

Women in Engineering: Amy DiRienzo

August 20, 2012 — College of Engineering and Applied Science student Amy DiRienzo graduated magna cum laude (3.89 GPA) with her BS of Mechanical Engineering in May 2011

Women in Engineering: Emily Huth

Women in Engineering: Emily Huth

July 23, 2012 — After growing up along the Wasatch Front in Salt Lake City, UT, Emily Huth made the decision to relocate to Laramie in 2006 to pursue her B.S. of Civil Engineering. She has since achieved unprecedented accomplishments in both the classroom and athletic competition.

Tau Beta Pi - Outstanding Member - Mallory Hunt

Tau Beta Pi - Outstanding Member - Mallory Hunt

July 11, 2012 — Motivating and inspiring are among the words used by students to describe Cameron Wright, University of Wyoming associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Women in Engineering: Christine Frances Sednek

Women in Engineering: Christine Frances Sednek

May 14, 2012 — Christine, grew up on a farm in Kersey, CO. This environment exposed her to “hands on” mechanical work associated with the maintaining of farm operations. During high school she was also very interested in chemistry and participated in the International Baccalaureate Program offered by her school district. This gave her access to levels of math and science that were much more advanced than that of the regular curriculum. Collectively, this gave her a natural inclination toward the field of environmental engineering.

Women in Engineering, Gabrielle Stuckenschneider

Women in Engineering, Gabrielle Stuckenschneider

April 16, 2012 — Gabrielle Stuckenschneider is currently enjoying her final weeks as a student of Petroleum Engineering. She is scheduled to graduate on May 5, 2012. Gabrielle has been a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority house, has served as a representative for the University of Wyoming’s Engineering Fund for Enrichment (EFE), and has been offered a full-time position by Encana, Inc.

Women in Engineering: Anita Khannikova

Women in Engineering: Anita Khannikova

April 5, 2012 — It was Anita's childhood dream to study in the United States of America. This dream came true her when she was offered an exchange program through the Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA), and moved to Elizabeth, CO to complete her high school education.

Women in Engineering: Margaret Kimble

Women in Engineering: Margaret Kimble

March 22, 2012 — Civil Engineering senior Margaret Kimble was born and raised in Lakewood, CO. Initially, she had the intentions of attending the Colorado School of Mines. Yet, after a Spring Break trip to the University of Wyoming and an hour unscheduled talk with Susan McCormack, her decision had changed.

Women in Engineering, Melinda Kolm

Women in Engineering, Melinda Kolm

March 5, 2012 — Originally from Longmont, CO, Melinda deviated from her original plan of studying international business in Switzerland to pursue her degree in Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming.

Women in Engineering: Dana Schultz

Women in Engineering: Dana Schultz

February 16, 2012 — Dana is currently serving as the vice president of SWE (Society of Women Engineers), an organization developed specifically to promote participation from women in the CEAS. This organization brings together women of the college and provides a support group for students that are facing similar yet unique experiences. Students are provided an open forum to converse, express concerns, and to socialize with their peers.

Women in Engineering: Mallory Hunt

Women in Engineering: Mallory Hunt

February 8, 2012 — Originally from Monument, CO, Mallory Hunt began her time at the University of Wyoming as an education major. During the second semester of her freshman year, Mallory changed her major to civil/transportation engineering with a double major in Spanish. Since this transition of majors, Mallory has risen to be one of our college’s top leaders.

Women in Engineering, Gretchen Heberling

Women in Engineering, Gretchen Heberling

January 20, 2012 — In December 2011, Architectural Engineering student Gretchen Heberling was nominated for the American Society of Engineers (ASCE) 2012 New Faces of Civil Engineering: College Edition. She was one of only 10 students nationwide to be recognized for achieving the highest standard for students of Civil Engineering.

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While declining female enrollment in undergraduate engineering programs has been a continuing issue at universities nationwide, the women of the College of Engineering and Applied Science continue to emerge as some of our College's top leaders. These scholars continue to hold significant leadership roles and are being recognized for their unprecedented work ethic and academic achievement.

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