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Eligibility & Criteria

Learn more about the eligibility and criteria for each category:

Faculty Award: Teaching

Nominee Eligibility

Any tenure-track faculty member, lecturer, or instructor whose home department is within the College of Engineering is eligible to receive this award.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Demonstrate outstanding contributions to engineering education through:
    • Innovative and lasting contributions to engineering education, such as:
      • Effective curriculum or teaching techniques
      • Enhancement of participation of under-represented groups
      • Connecting the educational experience with the professional practice of engineering
    • High-level commitment to students both in and outside of the classroom
  2. Show evidence of improving education. For example: mentoring of junior faculty, leadership, educational scholarship, etc.

Additional Support

*Will be requested from the nominee once the nomination has been submitted.

Faculty Award: Research

Nominee Eligibility

Any faculty member whose home department is within the College of Engineering.

Nominee criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Exemplify excellence in scholarship and research through:
    • Extraordinary contributions and dedication to research
    • Support of diverse students in research
    • Innovative approaches in research, scholarship or creative activities
  2. Have a record of research contributions with a wide impact.
  3. Be recognized externally and hold distinction as a scholar as demonstrated through awards, memberships in prestigious professional organizations, and/or invited lectures and papers.

Additional support

*Will be requested from the nominee once the nomination has been submitted.

Faculty Award: Junior

Nominee Eligibility

Nominee must be in an assistant professor rank and have a home department within the College of Engineering.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Exemplify excellence in research and/or education through:
    • Exemplary scholarship
    • Extraordinary contributions and dedication
    • New and innovative research and/or educational programs
    • High level of commitment to students
    • Enhancement of participation of under-represented groups
  2. Show that research results contribute to the expansion of knowledge or improvement of quality of life.
  3. Show evidence of making an impact to improve education.

Additional support

*Will be requested from the nominee once the nomination has been submitted.

Student Award: Teaching

Nominee Eligibility

Nominee must have held a student level teaching position (for example, teaching assistant, predoctoral lecturer, predoctoral instructor, etc.) in the College of Engineering within the past 12 months.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Demonstrate exemplary teaching, through:
    • Enthusiasm for the subject and ability to engage students
    • Original and innovative approaches in the classroom
    • Enhancement of participation of under-represented groups
  2. Work with professors to ensure that students’ needs, interests, and problems are addressed.

Additional Support

*Will be requested from the nominee once the nomination has been submitted.

Student Award: Research

Nominee Eligibility

Nominee must have held a student level research position (for example, research assistant, predoctoral researcher, etc.) in the College of Engineering within the past 12 months.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should demonstrate merit in research through:

  • Publications, external recognition, invited presentations, etc.
  • Innovation and creativity

Additional Support

*Will be requested from the nominee once the nomination has been submitted.

Staff Award: Classified

Nominee Eligibility

Nominee must be a permanent classified staff member, employed at least six months in the College of Engineering.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Have significant impact on his/her department or the College of Engineering through:
    • Excellent customer service
    • Resourcefulness
    • Innovation and creativity
    • Promoting positive morale
  2. Consistently exceed expectations on the job. For example, significantly improving a work process or system which increases efficiency or customer satisfaction.

Additional Support

Staff Award: Professional

Nominee Eligibility

Nominee must be a permanent professional staff member (including research engineers), employed at least six months in the College of Engineering.

Nominee Criteria

Nominee should:

  1. Have significant impact on his/her department or the College of Engineering through:
    • Excellent customer service
    • Resourcefulness
    • Innovation and creativity
    • Promoting positive morale
  2. Consistently exceed expectations on the job. For example, significantly improving a work process or system which increases efficiency or customer satisfaction.

Additional Support

Dean's Award

This award is solely at the discretion of the Dean. No nominations are accepted for this award. Recipients will be chosen for special recognition of extraordinary accomplishments or significant contributions to the College of Engineering.