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Four ECE faculty received College of Engineering Teaching Awards (2014)

The College of Engineering selected Tsuhan Chen and Edward Suh as recipients of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. Chen and Suh were nominated by colleagues from ECE and then selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prizewinners from within the College of Engineering.

José Martínez was selected by the College of Engineering to receive the Kenneth A. Goldman ’71 Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. Martínez was nominated by colleagues from our School and then selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prizewinners from within the College of Engineering.

Al Molnar was selected by the College of Engineering to receive the James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. Molnar was nominated by colleagues within ECE and selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prizewinners from within the College of Engineering.


Christopher Batten receives College of Engineering Advising Teaching Awards (2013)

The College of Engineering has selected Christopher Batten as recipient of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award.  This is the highest award for teaching in the college. Prof. Batten was nominated by colleagues from ECE and then selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prize winners from within the College of Engineering. Batten is also the recipient of the James M. and Marsha D. McCormick Award for Outstanding Advising of First-Year Engineering Students.

Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award (2011)

The College of Engineering has selected David Albonesi and Ao (Kevin) Tang as recipients of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. Albonesi and Tang were nominated by colleagues from our School and then selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prize winners from within the College of Engineering.

Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)

Ehsan Afshari, Al Molnar, and Farhan Rana have been selected as College of Engineering's outstanding teachers and will be recognized this fall as winners of the Michael Tien ('72) Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. The three ECE educators were nominated by colleagues within the department and selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prize winners from within the College of Engineering.

John Swanson College Teaching Award (2007)

Assistant Professor Alyssa Apsel was recently awarded the John Swanson College Teaching Award for 2007. Professor Apsel teaches courses in analog and mixed signal integrated circuit design, most recently ECE 453 and ECE 554. Her award noted her success at adding a strong design component to 453, converting the course into one of the school's capstone design courses required for ABET. The design project became the focus of this revised course, with lectures and homework building toward the goal articulated in a final project. Prof. Apsel’s lectures were designed to couple student's design-driven curiosity with the lecture material.

Michael Tien '72 Award, Cornell College of Engineering (2003)

 Zygmunt J. Haas was received this award for 2002-2003, November 2003.

Engineering College Teaching Award

ECE faculty members Dave Delchamps, Aaron Wagner, and Steve Wicker receive prestigious Engineering College Teaching Awards. 

The three ECE educators were nominated by colleagues within the department and selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prize winners from within the College of Engineering. The Engineering College Teaching Award is the highest award for teaching in the college.

Outstanding Teacher

C. Richard Johnson was recognized for great work in the classroom. It is based on exemplary performance, and reflects positively on both the professor and the school.

Outstanding Teacher (2003)

Charles Seyler and Terrence Fine have received recognition for great work in the classroom. This award is based on exemplary performance, and reflects positively on both the professor and the school.