Convocation 2013 Award Winners

Overseers Excellence in Research Prize & Medal

Dr. Trina Arinzeh

Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Michael Jaffe - Lifetime Achievement Award

Biomedical Engineering


Overseers Excellence in Service Award

Dr. Gale Spak

Continuing Professional Education

Dr. Richard Sher

History


Master Teacher Desgination

Dr. Mark Somers

School of Management

Dr. Taha Marhaba

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Newly Promoted Faculty

Promotion to Professor

  • Dr. Tara Alvarez; Biomedical Engineering
  • Dr. Sunil Dhar, Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr. Christopher Funkhouser, Humanities
  • Dr. Katia Passerini, School of Management

Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

  • Dr. Keun Hyuk Ahn, Physics
  • Dr. Reza Curtmola, Computer Science
  • Dr. Michael Ehrlich, School of Management
  • Dr. Philip Andrew Klobucar, Humanities
  • Dr. Xianqin Wang, Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Dr. Zhi Wei, Computer Science
  • Dr. Zhipeng Yan, School of Management
  • Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, College of Architecture and Design

Appointment to Professor with Tenure

  • Dr. Namas Chandra, Biomedical Engineering
  • Dr. Alexander Kosovichev, Physics

Appointment to Associate Professor with Tenure

  • Dr. Dirk Bucher, Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Joerg Kliewer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Distinguished Professor Designation

  • Dr. Mengchu Zhou, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Excellence in Teaching Awards

EXCELLENCE IN LOWER DIVISION UNDERGRADUATE INSTRUCTION

    Professor Gabrielle Esperdy, College of Architecture and Design

EXCELLENCE IN UPPER DIVISION UNDERGRADUATE INSTRUCTION

    Dr. Michael Brownstein, Humanities

EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE INSTRUCTION

    Dr. Tara Alvarez, Biomedical Engineering

EXCELLENCE IN INSTRUCTION BY A UNIVERSITY LECTURER

    Dr. Andres Jerez, Physics

EXCELLENCE IN INSTRUCTION BY AN ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

    Ms. Padma Natarajan, Mathematical Sciences

EXCELLENCE IN INSTRUCTION BY A TEACHING ASSISTANT

    Mr. Gavin Lynch, Mathematical Sciences

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Dr. Nancy Coppola, Humanities

EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATIVE TEACHING

    Dr. Kevin McDermott, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

SPECIAL COMMENDATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

    Mr. Ha Pham, College of Architecture and Design


Presidential Leadership Awards

Ms. Priya Radhi

    Graduate-Chemical Engineering

Mr. Kevin Ly

    Undergraduate-Biology


Constance A. Murray Diversity Award

Dr. Howard Kimmel

Pre-College Consortium