Awards

Our team has received awards from our community for our work to improve environmental quality. Way to go, team!

Tyler recieving award

July 2020: Tyler Elgiar Awarded The Usu-Uintah Basin Undergraduate Researcher Of The Year

The annual USU awards luncheon was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Tyler received this award and a gift basket from James Taylor, our campus director, and Bob Peterson, our director of student services. Tyler has been involved in research involving wildlife science, winter ozone, and atmospheric mercury, and has presented his research at conferences around the world. He graduated in May but will continue with our team as he pursues a master's degree in Toxicology.

Seth Lyman

March 2020: Seth Lyman Named The Utah Clean Air Partnership's Person Of The Year

Seth received the award at the UCAIR annual summit. Read more in the this article, or watch a video about the award.

Makenzie Holmes at State Capitol

February 2020: Makenzie Holmes Was One Of Only Six Usu Undergraduates Selected To Present Her Research At The State Capitol

Read more about Makenzie's work here. She also received a prestigious URCO award from USU in 2018, and was the Uinta Basin campus undergraduate researcher of the year in 2019.

Team receiving award

May 2019: Environmental Health And Safety Award From The Vernal Chamber Of Commerce

Our team received the Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce Environmental Health and Safety Award in May 2019 for our work to improve air quality in the Uinta Basin.


Internal Awards

Bingham research team awards are given at the end of each year to recognize team members for outstanding effort and accomplishments. Winners get their photo on this web page and have the privilege of proudly displaying their award trophy in their office for the entire year. Congratulations, award winners!

Tyler Elgiar

Clean and Safe Award

This award is given to a team member who shows a strong commitment to safety and/or who who works hard to keep laboratory and field spaces neat and clean. At the end of each year, the recipient for that year chooses someone to be the recipient for the following year.

2021 Winner: Tyler Elgiar, for is careful, reliable work on mercury instrument development.

2020 Winner: Trevor O'Neil

2019 Winner: Makenzie Holmes

2018 Winner: Erik Hacking

2017 Winner: Huy Tran

Marc Mansfield

Great Person That We Appreciate Award

This award is given to a team member who has done work that is above and beyond what is normally expected, and that has really helped our team succeed. At the end of each year, the recipient for that year chooses someone to be the recipient for the following year.

2021 Winner: Marc Mansfield, for consistent research output, a willingness to step in and help, and an attitude of kindness to everyone.

2020 Winner: Trang Tran

2019 Winner: Huy Tran

Seth Lyman

Publications Award

This award is given to the team member with the most publication "points" for the year. Points for the award are calculated as follows: each first-author publication is given two points, and each co-author publication is given one point.

2021 Winner: Seth Lyman

2020 Winner: Seth Lyman

2019 Winner: Marc Mansfield

2018 Winner: Marc Mansfield

2017 Winner: Seth Lyman