Three RWTH Students Presented with Schüßler Award
Award winners receive a 5,000 euro scholarship for study abroad.
The Schüßler Award has now been presented for the twenty-seventh time at RWTH Aachen University. This year Maja Happel, Vianne Zoe Pöss, and Leif Steinhagen received the award. The prize recipients were selected based on their outstanding academic performance and their civic engagement. The award promotes budding civil and industrial engineering students with a 5,000 Euro scholarship for study abroad.
Maja Happel, whose specialization is constructive structural engineering, is about to embark on a study abroad project in Trondheim, Norway. Vianne Zoe Pöss, an industrial engineer with specialization in civil engineering, will spend a study abroad period in Turin, Italy. Leif Steinhagen, who specializes in constructive engineerig, will go to Barcelona.
The prizes were awarded by Christina Zimmermann, managing partner at Schüßler-Plan GmbH; Professor Stefanie Reese, dean of the RWTH Faculty of Civlil Engineering; and Professor Joseph Hegger, vice-dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering. Sascha Steuer, managing director at the German Association of Consulting Engineers, gave the keynote speech, emphasizing the importance of teamwork in construction projects.
From left: Sascha Steuer, chief managing director of the German Association of Consulting Engineers; Professor Stefanie Reese, dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering; Christina Zimmermann, M. Sc., managing partner at Schüßler-Plan GmbH; students Maja Happel, Vianne Zoe Pöss, and Leif Steinhagen; Dipl.-Ing. Norbert Schüßler, managing director of Schüßler-Plan GmbH; and Professor Josef Hegger, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering.