- Kate Hevner Mueller Outstanding Senior Award (2019)
Chase Abram, from Columbus, Indiana, is an aspiring economist who is on track to graduate with his baccalaureate degree in 2019 from IU's College of Arts and Sciences Departments of Mathematics and Economics. He was one of twenty-one seniors to receive the Kate Hevner Mueller Award in 2019.
His professional development began in the summer of 2016 as a Relibility Engineer Intern with Cummins, Inc in Seymour, Indiana, where he was primarily concerned with data analysis, interpretation, and presentation. While at Cummins, he engineered a predictive analysis relative to specific failures of QSK95 engines. In the summer of 2017, he served as a P&C Actuarial Intern for Allstate. In 2018, the summer before his senior year, he took on the role of Project Intern, Research and Statistics Division, Prices and Wages Section of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. To round out his academic development, Abram served the Economics and Mathematics Departments for nearly three years as Undergraduate Intern and Grader.