Chechanover Named Student Winner of "New Faces of ASABE"

Monday, February 11, 2019
Chechanover Named Student Winner of "New Faces of ASABE"

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) named Julianne Chechanover the 2019 winner in the College Edition category of "New Faces of ASABE," a recognition program that highlights the early-career achievements of agricultural and biological engineering students and professionals. 

Chechanover recently graduated from the University of Florida. She is pursuing a career in water-resources engineering, having been inspired in high school by her AP environmental engineering teacher, who raised her awareness of the crucial need for global water security. 

Chechanover has built a wide network of colleagues through service in her ASABE student chapter, through a fellowship at the National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory at Purdue University, and by meeting fellow ASABE members from around the world at the ASABE Annual International Meeting.

As College Edition winner, she receives a $1000 scholarship to defray her educational costs. 

Others earning recognition in the College Edition category were:

Matthew Klopfenstein, The Ohio State University
Jenna Lee, The Ohio State University
Justin Traenkle, North Carolina State University

The announcement was made at the 2019 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, in Louisville. 

New Faces of ASABE honorees represent the best of a profession that endeavors throughout the world to improve quality of life and make sustainable use of precious natural resources. The program has two categories: College Edition, for undergraduate students, and Professionals, for early-career individuals 35 years of age and under.

ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems.