University of Nebraska–Lincoln

NCEES Engineering Education Award $10,000 winner

Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction

Project:U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Center


Students: Nick Abbott, Kelly Arnold, Anna Diederich, Jillian Dlouhy, Dylan Dropinski, Corbin Foster, Jackson Fritch, Lukose George, Jackson Hanus, Nathan Hill, Blaine Kaup, John Latta, Peyton Leute, Connor Mensch, Trevor Mensch, Jace Pauli, Drue Pecquet, Jonah Reiser, Clayton Riley, Josh Sabata, Ben Schulz, Adrianna Swiatek, Bentley Tonniges, Taytum Vance, Jordan West, Tristan Wilkins

Faculty: Clarence Waters, Ph.D., P.E.; Todd Feldman, S.E.; Ericka Nienhueser, P.E.; Pete Uhing, P.E.

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