Chris Yakacki, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected as one of this year’s Graduate School Dean’s Mentoring Award recipients. This award was created by the Graduate School to recognize and honor excellence in mentoring by the graduate faculty.
The awards are based on student-submitted nomination letters. Yakacki will receive his award at the campuswide faculty awards in September.
At the CU Denver College of Engineering, Design and Computing, we focus on providing our students with a comprehensive engineering education at the undergraduate, graduate and professional level. Faculty conduct research that spans our five disciplines of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, bioengineering, and computer science and engineering. The college collaborates with industry from around the state; our laboratories and research opportunities give students the hands-on experience they need to excel in the professional world.