This award is given annually to recognize excellence in teaching scholarship and/or professional society educational initiatives, as defined by the criteria below. A cash award of $500 is presented to the recipient. Previous winners are ineligible for this award.
Nomination packages may consider any or all of the following:
- Development or authorship of educational or instructional material or a text that enhances the student learning process;
- Demonstrate effectiveness in course and/or curriculum development;
- Development of educational facilities;
- Publication of original work, through peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations at professional meetings, that enhances the engineering education process or adds value to teaching methodology literature;
- Service as a mentor to other teaching faculty or participation in the development and delivery of seminars and workshops focused on improvements to teacher classroom effectiveness;
- Administration of engineering colleges or departments that has led to substantial and recognized improvements in the art of engineering education; and/or
- A strong record of activity in the educational activities of AEESP or another professional society.
Nomination packages should include: (1) a brief cover letter from the nominator; (2) brief curriculum vitae (4-page maximum) for the nominee, (3) documentation related directly to the award criteria consisting of no more than 30 pages, (4) one (minimum) to four (maximum) letters of recommendation from faculty, administrator, current or past students, or industry peers. Past nominations will be carried over and considered for three years and can be modified during this period. This award is open to nomination at any rank.
Questions may be directed to the chair of the AEESP Awards Committee:
Dr. Robert Nerenberg
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
University of Notre Dame
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 574-631-4098
CLICK HERE to submit your nomination.
The AEESP Foundation graciously thanks you for your generous donation towards endowing this award:
|2016||1) Yanna Lambrinidou||Virginia Tech|
|2016||2) Marc A. Edwards||Virginia Tech|
|2015||1) Mark M. Benjamin||University of Washington|
|2015||2) Desmond F. Lawler||University of Texas at Austin|
|2014||Maya Trotz||University of South Florida|
|2011||Linda Phillips||University of South Florida|
|2010||David Vaccari||Stevens Institute of Technology|
|2008||David A. Sabatini||University of Oklahoma|
|2006||Cliff Davidson||Carnegie Mellon University|
|2004||Daniel B. Oerther||University of Cincinnati|
|2003||Michael J. Semmens||University of Minnesota|
|2002||James R. Mihelcic||Michigan Technological University|
|2001||Susan J. Masten||Michigan State University|
|2000||Steven C. Chapra||Tufts University|