Aubrey Palmer Award

Professor Aubrey Palmer (May 29, 1912 --January 30, 1981) was one of the most loved and respected members of the School of Engineering faculty. He taught at Duke for over 37 years, touched many lives, and encouraged, challenged, and motivated hundreds of engineering students. This Award, established in 1980, is presented annually to a civil engineering senior, or seniors, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.

The names of the recipients of this award are inscribed on a plaque displayed in the Engineering building, as well as being listed below.

2016

  • Jack King
  • Eunice Leung

2015

  • Katherine Brock
  • Zhiyu Jiang

2014

  • Matthew Rand
  • Perry Simmons

2013

  • Laura Oteiza

2012

  • Amy Allen
  • Christopher Bayliss
  • William Greer Mackebee

2011

  • Andrew Wood

2010

  • Stephanie R. Everett
  • Jordan S. Woodson

2009

  • Samantha E. Beardsley

2008

  • Lee M. Pearson
  • Adam R. Udasin

2007

  • Claudia Fischmann

2006

  • Robert Tipton
  • Siu-Chung Yau

2005

  • Kelly E. Devereaux

2004

  • Noor N. Atari

2003

  • Joanna E. Hingle
  • Alissa J. Jones

2002

  • Ryan Bollom

2001

  • Sarah Dailey
  • Greg Hasbrouck

2000

  • Daniel R. Silver

1999

  • Jason G. Darling

1998

  • Jennifer L. Steed

1997

  • Jeffrey Donnithorne

1996

  • Derek K. Schubert

1995

  • Adam P. Jochelson

1994

  • Bethany Sacks
  • Dustin Waide

1993

  • Jon Robert Tervo
  • James Jason West

1992

  • Dennis H. Fink
  • Elizabeth K. Judge

1991

  • Jeffrey Davis

1990

  • Matthew Andrews

1989

  • Timothy A. Harrison

1988

  • Jay Laird Shannon

1987

  • Suzzane Marie Gregory
  • Lisa Gail Miller

1986

  • David Henry Kramer
  • Carmen Elena Stubig

1985

  • Scott Gatje

1984

  • Hercules Vladimirou

1983

  • Sherri Anne Goldstein

1982

  • Gary Robert Schmertmann

1981

  • Mark Douglas Taylor

1980

Award established

  • David Graham Lutz