Towner Prize Winner

Chaozhe He

ME 542: Vehicle Dynamics

Chaozhe’s course, ME 542, covers intensive material that students often find tedious and confusing. In order to help them see the big picture, he is committed to taking the time to enumerate the overall lessons of each lecture and homework assignment. His approach emphasizes the student’s exploration of the solution rather than merely telling them how to solve the problem. Chaozhe’s patience and dedication has made him a favorite among his students, not just for his unwavering support, but also for the hands-on project he added to the course. Using the knowledge Chaozhe reinforced in the students’ minds, the students apply the concepts and race their projects for a prize. He implemented this project not only because it engaged his students, but also because it inspired them to explore the subject more and expand their learning experience beyond the classroom.