2016 – 2017 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to the 2016 - 2017 Scholarship Recipients!
SMRP is committed to helping the next generation of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management students achieve their professional goals through our scholarship program. Scholarship applicants are judged on grade point average, work experience, extra-curricular activities and merit. Join us in congratulating our 2016-2017 scholarship award winners!
Legacy of Excellence Scholarship
SMRPCO Dorothy and Jack Nicholas Scholarship
Fahad Izhar is a graduate student at the University of Maryland, College Park studying Reliability Engineering. He previously completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from UET Lahore, Pakistan and Master's in Reliability Engineering from Monash University, Australia. Izhar has over seven years of experience applying his knowledge to work as a reliability engineer in petrochemcial and fertilizer plants, and has earned his CMRP certification from SMRP.
Higher Standards Scholarship
Payman Dehghanian has been pursuing his Ph.D. at Texas A&M University since 2012. He received a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Tehran in 2009 and his Master of Science degree from Sharif University of Technology in 2011. His research interests include electric power system reliability, asset management and maintenance.
Collin Phillips is currently a junior at Auburn University studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Tribology. He is focusing his studies to learn how to prevent energy losses due to friction and heat. Originally from Mobile, Alabama, he has spent time with Chevron as a designs engineering intern and as a tribologist intern, studying motor oil additives to improve engine reliability and increase engine life.