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Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Announces National Scholarship Winners
From left, Erman Eruz, Cole Brubaker and Aishwarya Puranam

Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Announces National Scholarship Winners

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation has named Cole Brubaker, Erman Eruz and Aishwarya Puranam as recipients of its third annual National Scholarship awards. Soon to be graduates from Colorado State University, Princeton University and Purdue University, respectively, the three engineering students will each receive $10,000 to pursue their master’s degrees.

The scholarship winners were chosen from 16 universities across the country. Candidates were nominated by a university dean or department chair, and graded on factors such as career goals, academic accomplishments and demonstrated interest in the integration of structural engineering and architecture. Recipients must intend to make an impact on the structural and architectural design of buildings upon completion of their degree requirements.

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation jury, which reviewed the submissions, included Foundation Board of Governors member Wayne Stocks, a managing principal in Thornton Tomasetti’s Washington, D.C. office, senior principals John Abruzzo of San Francisco, Calif., Faz Ehsan of Chicago, Ill., and Anjana Kadakia of Newark, N.J. and Principal Tanya de Hoog of London, U.K.

Cole Brubaker

Erman Eruz

Aishwarya Puranam

Executive Quotes

“Cole, Erman and Aishwarya represent the next generation of design professionals. We think their curiosity, dedication and interest in the field will help them succeed as they continue their education. We are thrilled to support their burgeoning careers in this industry.”

Richard Tomasetti, chairman, Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

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About The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization established in February 2008, has two primary missions including funding fellowships, scholarships and internships for undergraduate students, and those planning to pursue graduate studies in building engineering, design or technology and providing financial support for individuals and organizations pursuing philanthropic activities related to building engineering, design or technology. Key elements of the program are college scholarships, traveling internships, and grants to, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations.


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