MFESTS extends its congratulations to Gary A. Davis, Timothy A. Peterson and Raphael Stern as recipients of MFESTS Awards for 2022. Please join us in congratulating these outstanding individuals.
Gary A. Davis
MFESTS and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Minnesota Section have named Gary Davis as the 2022 Recipient of the Charles W. Britzius Distinguished Engineer Award. St. Louis Park, MN resident Gary A. Davis A Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Washington. Davis is a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering at the University of Minnesota where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that include engineering ethics, introductory and advanced statistics and data analysis, transportation engineering, traffic engineering and highway design, travel demand modeling, and applications of stochastic processes. His duties include conducting basic and applied research relevant to transportation engineering. For additional information on this award, please visit the press release.
Timothy A. Peterson
MFESTS and the American Society for Quality (ASQ) – Minnesota Section have named Tim Peterson as the 2022 Recipient of the Richard Alberg Distinguished Science and Technology Professional Award. Victoria, MN resident Tim Peterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield Minnesota, a Master of Science degree in Reproductive Physiology from the University of Wyoming in Laramie Wyoming, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Tim is a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at Abbott Medical, where he develops and supports manufacturing processes that supply internal customers with extruded parts for medical device assembly. He provides Quality Support of Abbott Manufacturing Validation Efforts. Tim is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, and is a leader and member of the Biomedical Consortium task group of the Minnesota section of the American Society for Quality (MNASQ). For additional information on this award, please visit the press release.
MFESTS and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Minnesota Section have named Raphael Stern as the 2022 Recipient of the Young Engineer of the Year Award. Minneapolis, MN resident Raphael Stern holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Illinois. He is employed by the University of Minnesota where he is an Assistant Professor teaching students at the undergraduate and graduate level about the principles and profession of transportation engineering. He conducts innovative scientific research in transportation engineering. For additional information on this award, please visit the press release.