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Outstanding Service Award
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
In recognition of outstanding service to physics, and thereby exemplifying the mission statement of Sigma Pi Sigma, Neal Schumacher is hereby awarded the Sigma Pi Sigma Outstanding Service Award.
Neal Schumacher graduated from UW River Falls in 1988 with an applied physics major. He then successfully completed a master’s degree and a PhD in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M. He began working for Banner Engineering right out of graduate school and has advanced to his current position of Vice President of Engineering. During his time at Banner, Neal has been very supportive of our program. He has mentored several students in successful internships at Banner, and some of those interns went to work at Banner following graduation. Neal has also supported various projects in the department and has continued to offer us sound advice on preparing our graduates for work in industry.