VUCHIC SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
2016-2017 Professor Vukan Vuchic Scholarship Recipient – Max Li
Max Li, a member of the Class of 2018, was selected to receive the 13thProfessor Vukan Vuchic Scholarship award. Max is pursuing dual majors in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics. He is particularly interested in aviation, air traffic management, airspace operations, and avionics.
Thanks to all who continue to support the scholarship. You have not only contributed financially to the formal education of a diverse group of deserving individuals, but also promoted the study and recognition of transportation as a critical element to the social, economic, and environmental sustainability and resilience of communities. Whether or not these individuals pursue careers directly involved with transportation, our common interest as TSEAC members is served by promoting these values among future leaders within any industry and organization.
Professor Vukan Vuchic Scholarship Recipients
2004 – James Aslaksen
2005 – David Kriesman
2006 – David Kriesman
2007 – Vipul Devluk
2008 – Timothy Potens
2009 – Alexandra A. Malikova
2010 – Eric Lamb
2011 – Anthony Scafidi
2012 – Anthony Scafidi
2013 – Alaric Qin
2014 – Alaric Qin
2015 – Alaric Qin
2016 – Max Li
Scholarship Endowment Update
The “Market Value” of the scholarship fund, as reported by Penn, was$144,921 as of June 30, 2016 and the “Available Income” (i.e. anticipated scholarship award amount for the 2016-2017 academic year) was $8,998. Considering that the initial scholarship award in 2004 was approximately $2,500, TSEAC has succeeded in creating an award of increasing financial significance to deserving students at Penn.
If you wish to support this effort directly, please visit Penn’s secure website
https://giving.apps.upenn.edu/giving/jsp/fast.do;jsessionid=535D22CAF1BE35DF4E639E5B459F5530 and use the 3 drop down boxes to specify“SCHOOLS,” “ENGINEERING,” and “PROFESSOR VUKAN VUCHIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
to make a contribution, or you can also make a check payable to “Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” and mail it to:
Penn Engineering Development Office
c/o George Hain
123 Towne Building
220 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Whether donating on-line or writing a check, please be sure to clearly specify that your contribution is intended to support the “Professor Vukan Vuchic Scholarship” Fund. If writing a check, please attach a note or indicate such on the check itself. Please contact George Hain of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at Penn Engineering at 215-898-6564 with any questions.