2021 CET Excellence Awards

The College of Engineering & Technology congratulates this year’s recipients of Excellence Awards. These students and faculty are recognized for their outstanding achievements.

Faculty Awards

Mohammad Masoum

UVU FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

Mohammad Masoum

Dr. Mohammad Masoum is a Professor and the Program Coordinator for Electrical Engineering at UVU. He served as the General Chair of i-ETC 2020 Conference at UVU.

He was an Associate Professor with Iran University of Science and Technology, a Professor with Curtin University, Australia, the Editor-In-Chief of American Journal of Engineering & Science (2012-2014), and an Editor of Australian Electrical & Electronics Engineering Journal (2012-2018). He is currently an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Power Engineering Letters, and a Senior Member of IEEE.

William Otto

UVU FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

William Otto

Professor William Otto is a set lighting technician and cinematographer. He spent two years serving on the board of the Motion Picture Association of Utah (MPAU). His films have premiered at several world renown film festivals such as AFI fest, South by Southwest film festival, and Sundance film festival with subsequent world wide distribution deals. He currently serves as a professor of Digital Cinema Production at UVU.

Ben Willardson

UVU OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD 2021

Ben Willardson

Dr. Willardson has 18 years of professional experience in water resources and stormwater management. He also worked for two years as a graduate student at the Utah Water Research Laboratory in Logan, UT, testing meters, valves, pump sumps, and other hydraulic structures. The projects worked on include: hydrology and hydraulics, hydrologic methods and software development, scour and sedimentation, dam analysis, operations and maintenance, river restoration and fish passage, coastal analysis, and legal and expert witness. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at UVU.

Seth McCulloch

UVU ADJUNCT EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

Seth McCulloch

Seth McCulloch currently serves as an adjunct Web and App Instructor. He earned a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from Utah State University, and an Executive Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) from Brigham Young University.

Jonathan Allred

CET FACULTY TEACHING AWARD/UVU FACULTY EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

Jonathan Allred

Professor Jonathan Allred is the recipient of the 2021 Faculty Teaching Award and UVU Faculty Excellence Award. He earned a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences from Utah State University. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Architecture & Engineering Design department. "I think the greatest aspect of working at UVU is working with my students and peers who are enthusiastic about learning. I am grateful to be a part of this process and always excited to get to work!"

Daniel McDonald

CET FACULTY TEACHING AWARD 2021

Daniel McDonald

Dr. Daniel McDonald is the recipient of the 2021 Faculty Teaching award. He has a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and has taught at UVU for the past ten years. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Information Systems & Technology Department. "The greatest aspect of working at UVU is working with our great students and interacting with great faculty that inspire me in their commitment to their craft."

Kodey Crandell

CET SCHOLAR EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

Kodey Crandell

Dr. Kodey Crandell is the recipient of the 2021 Scholar Excellence Award. He received his Ph.D. in Information Systems from Dakota State University in 2020. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Information Systems & Technology department. "UVU has the best students! They are eager and willing to learn. They want to succeed and want to help others succeed. They are leaders, who aren’t afraid to be different and make a difference."

Matt North

CET SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD 2021

Matt North

Dr. Matt North is the recipient of the 2021 Service Excellence Award. He earned a Ph.D. in Technology Education from West Virginia University. He has previously received the UVU Wolverine Achievement of the Year Award in 2020, and the UVU Alumni Outstanding Professor of the Year Award in 2018. He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Information Systems and Technology department.

Terry Hill

CET STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021

Terry Hill

Dr. Matt North is the recipient of the 2021 Service Excellence Award. He earned a Ph.D. in Technology Education from West Virginia University. He has previously received the UVU Wolverine Achievement of the Year Award in 2020, and the UVU Alumni Outstanding Professor of the Year Award in 2018. He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Information Systems and Technology department.

Megan Stanley

CET STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021

Megan Stanley

Megan Stanley is the recipient of the 2021 Part-Time Staff Excellence Award. She has an Associate of General Science from Dixie State University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah, and a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Utah. "In my position I get the amazing opportunity to work with students all over the state of Utah almost every day. I get to see the passion that they have for STEM and the excitement that they have to go to college. I love the values that UVU has and their commitment to making every experience at UVU the best it can be." Effective April 16th, Megan assumes full-time responsibility as the CET Outreach Coordinator.

Student Awards

Maegan Tingy

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING DESIGN

Maegan Tingy

Cameron Clay

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Carlos Garcia Guirado

CET CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

Carlos Garcia Guirado

Laurie Lythgoe

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, CULINARY ARTS INSTITUTE

Laurie Lythgoe

Skye Slade

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, DIGITAL MEDIA

Skye Slade

Shawn Weeks

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, ENGINEERING

Shawn Weeks

Halley Rencher

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Halley Rencher

Joseph Jacob Lattuga

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

Joseph Jacob Lattuga

Mallory Nicole Duda

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Mallory Nicole Duda

Dohoun Kim

CET STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD, TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES

Dohoun Kim