Cheng, Mathias, and Pounder Win Mavis Scholarships

03/18/2009 - 8:00am

Mavis Memorial Fund ScholarshipCheng Ouyang, Patrick Mathias, and Nell Pounder, graduate students in Bioengineering, have each won a Mavis Memorial Fund Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to graduate students based on their academic performance, research accomplishments, and interest in engineering education. The Mavis Scholarship is funded through a bequest of Frederic T. and Edith F. Mavis. Dr. Frederic T. Mavis received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering at the University of Illinois. He was dean of engineering a the University of Maryland from 1957 until 1967.