Honoring An Engineering Student

Brian Dieckman (1996-2019)
A portrait of student Brian Dieckman, who is wearing a hat

Brian Dieckman, a senior in the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering, died after a motorcycle accident in Lee’s Summit. 

Dieckman was a mechanical engineering major and research assistant performing work for an Office of Naval Research project.

“Brian was a diligent, hard-working and careful student, balancing a full courseload with aspirations of studying materials science in his graduate career,” said Tony Caruso, professor and assistant vice chancellor for research at UMKC.

“He was kind and thoughtful, and his sense of humor helped him quickly make friends in his cohort,” said Stephan Young, a Ph.D. student who was Dieckman’s mentor. “Brian had an incredibly bright future, and will be greatly missed by those fortunate enough to have known him.”

Here is information about his services.

Published: Dec 16, 2019

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