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Faculty honored for excellence in advising, research, teaching

Friday, November 11, 2016

Photo by Rob Kurcoba. Additional photos viewed at: https://cornell.box.com/v/2016awards

Twenty-four faculty were honored at the 2016 College of Engineering Excellence in Advising, Research and Teaching Awards, hosted in the McManus Lounge on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

The eight annual awards luncheon recognized distinguished teaching and mentoring within the college, as well as leadership in path-breaking science and technical innovation.

The recipients were congratulated by Lance Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, who said “We are proud of their commitment to our students and their contributions to excellence in effective learning. Faculty members in the college have a tradition of world-class leadership in both teaching and research. It is a privilege to celebrate the success of those faculty members who enhance that tradition and are recognized this year for their excellence in mentoring and educating our students.”

 

 

Recipients of the 2016 College of Engineering Research Excellence Awards are:

  • Christopher Alabi, Assistant Professor, Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • C. Lindsay Anderson, Assistant Professor, Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Claudia Fischbach-Teschl, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Farhan Rana, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Darrell Schlom, Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bart Selman, Professor, Director of the Intelligent Information Systems Institute, Computer Science

Recipients of the 2016 College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Awards are:

  • Olivier Desjardins, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Christopher Earls, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Lara Estroff, Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Gregory Fuchs, Assistant Professor, Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow, Applied & Engineering Physics
  • Douglas Haith, Professor, Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Damian Helbling, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Peter Jackson, Professor, Operations Research and Information Engineering
  • Katie Keranen, Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Bruce Land, Senior Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Chris Schaffer, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Robert Shepherd, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Christoph Studer, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Kilian Weinberger, Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Walker White, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science
  • David Williamson, Professor, Operations Research and Information Engineering
  • Zhiru Zhang, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Recipients of the 2016 College of Engineering Excellence in Advising Awards are:

  • Paulette Clancy, Samuel W. and M. Diane Bodman Professor in Chemical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Park Doing, Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

The awards are sponsored by: Dorothy and Fred Chau, MS ’74, Robert ’55 and Vanne ’57 Cowie, Kenneth A. Goldman ’71, Daniel M. Lazar ’29, Fiona Ip Li ’78 and Donald Li ’75, James M. and Marsha E. McCormick, John Swanson ’61 ME in honor of his mother, Dorothy G. Swanson James and Mary Tien, Michael Tien ’72, Mrs. and Mrs. Richard F. Tucker ’50, Ralph S. Watts ’72, Douglas Whitney ’61, and Sonny Yau ’72.

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