Civil Engineering Senior Finalist for Prestigious Award

CE Senior Elif KoruElif Koru, Senior in Civil Engineering, was one of five (5) finalists for the Prestigious Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Foundation 2012 Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship.  This award aims to foster an appreciation of the aesthetic potential in the structural design of buildings and bridges.  The SOM Foundation’s goal is to instill in its fellows a heightened sense of responsibility as future leaders in the design disciplines by offering an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the complexities of the built environment.

The programs of the SOM Foundation are funded through an endowment established by the partners of the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM). The Foundation’s activities are wholly separate from those of the firm.