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COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Wallace Award Recipients


Excellence in Research Award
The recipient has had experience as a principal investigator on an externally funded research contract or has has been the director of a research center. The recipient has been involved in continuous research over an extended period of time, or has made a significant one-time contribution. The recipient has had student involvement in the research programs.

Excellence in Teaching Award
The recipient has competency in the subject matter and has had success in the ability to teach subject matter. The recipient has also had continuous improvement and development. The recipient has demonstrated pedagogical services to peers. In addition, the recipient has been keeping pace with advancements in technology by conducting research or having used state-of-the-art material in the classroom.

Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
The recipient has competency in the subject matter and have success in the ability to teach subject matter. The recipient has also participated in the CESP S521 Course (Learning Theory Instruction for Engineers).

Experience-Based Learning Award
The recipient has created learning opportunities and created experience-based projects designed and utilized as part of the curriculum. The recipient has stimulated students’ engagement and exposure. The recipient has also evaluated the learning effectiveness and assess outcomes.


Excellence in Research Award

2016 – Dr. Esra Buyuktahtakin Toy
2015 – Dr. Animesh Chakravarthy
2014 – Dr. Pingfeng Wang
2013 – Dr. Mehmet Yildirim
2011 – Dr. Hyuck Kwon
2010 – Dr. Ward Jewell
2009 – Dr. Krisha Krishnan
2008 – Dr. Bob Minaie
2007 – Dr. Hossein Cheraghi
2006 – Dr. Charles Yang
2004 – Dr. Vis Madhavan
2003 – Dr. Michael Papadakis
2002 – Dr. Hyuck Kwon

Excellence in Teaching Award

2016 – Dr. Kim Cluff
2015   Dr. Anil Mahapatro
2014 – Dr. Animesh Chakravarthy
2013 – Dr. Vinod Namboodiri
2011 – Dr. Preethika Kumar
2008 – Dr. Gamal Weheba
2007 – Dr. John Watkins
2006 – Dr. Michael Jorgensen
2005 – Dr. Hamid Lankarani
2004 – Dr. Roy Myose
2003 – Dr. Gamal Weheba
2002 – Dr. Edwin Sawan

Graduate Teach Assistant Award
2014 – Rudrayya C. Garigipati
2013 – Jie Yang
2011 – Trevor Hardy
2010 – Vis Aravinthan
2009 – Linda Kliment
2007 – Linda Kliment
2006 – Chandan Nayak
2004 – Christian Widner
2003 – Shiego Hayashibara
2002 – Hendra Valiandi

Experience Based Learning Award
2014 – Dr. Steven Skinner
2013 – Dr. Roy Myose
2006 – Dr. Ward Jewell
2005 – Dr. Bert Smith
2004 – Dr. Lawrence Whitman
2003 – Dr. Ravi Pendse
2002 – Dr. Abu Masud

NOTE: Not all awards were awarded each year.