Daniel Haller ’22 is one of four seniors in the College of Engineering to receive the 2022 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement.
Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2022 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement.
Seniors are nominated by their respective academic departments in the College of Engineering, and winners are chosen by a selection committee made up of faculty and staff members in the College. Winners received their awards during a special ceremony held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus on April 26.
Senior Award for Scholarly Achievement
Daniel Haller ’22
Daniel Haller is an outstanding senior in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. In May, he will complete his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in biomolecular engineering and minors in English, mathematics and biotechnology.
Haller has earned a number of academic honors during his time on campus. He is a Goldwater Scholar, a Park Scholar and is part of the University Honors Program. He has participated in his home department’s Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering program, has earned an Undergraduate Research Award and Engineer Your Experience Award and was a national runner-up in the Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge.
He has been able to participate in undergraduate research within the department, has made several poster and oral presentations on his research and has picked up teaching experience as an Honors and Scholars Village Fellow. He also participated in a summer study abroad program in Seoul, South Korea, in 2019.
Haller’s community service and leadership experience includes serving as president of the Science Olympiad Alumni Organization at NC State and other activities related to the Science Olympiad.
Faculty members who have interacted with Daniel commented on his enthusiasm for learning and commitment to success.
“Coupled with his self-directed success in the laboratory, Daniel’s academic performance exemplifies the epitome of what we strive to achieve in undergraduate engineering education,” one professor said.