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Current & Past Faculty Award Winners

Below is list of faculty who have been recognized for excellence in education and research. Our congratulations to all award winners.

 

Current Recipients

The College of Engineering (CIT) has named its 2012 Faculty Awards recipients, as follows:

  • The George Tallmann Ladd Research Award was given to Chris Bettinger, Assistant Professor of Material Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and Gabriela Hug, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy.

  • The Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching Award was given to Alan McGaughey, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

  • The Philip L. Dowd Fellowship Award, which recognizes educational contributions and encourages the undertaking of an educational project, has been awarded to John Kitchin, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering.

  • Radu Marculescu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Outstanding Research Award.

  • The Steven J. Fenves Award, which acknowledges significant contribution to systems research in areas relevant to the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, has been awarded to Greg Ganger, Jatras Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • Ignacio Grossmann, the Rudolph R. and Florence Dean University Professor of Chemical Engineering, received the Distinguished Professor Award.

 

Past Recipients

Distinguished Professor of Engineering Award Winners

The Distinguished Professor of Engineering Award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of exceptional achievements that have enhanced the reputation of CIT. The award consists of a gold medal and an honorarium. This award is to be given no more frequently than once every two years, when appropriate.

  • 2014 -- Ignacio Grossmann (ChemE)
  • 2012 -- Award not given this year
  • 2011 -- Mark Kryder (ECE)
  • 2010 -- Award not given this year

  • 2009 -- Daniel P. Siewiorek (ECE and CS)

  • 2008 -- Award not given this year

  • 2007 -- Edward Rubin (EPP and MechE)

  • 2006 -- Award not given this year

  • 2005 -- Award not given this year

  • 2004 -- Award not given this year

  • 2003 -- Richard Fruehan (MSE)

  • 2002 -- Arthur Westerberg (ChemE)

 

Philip L. Dowd Fellowship Recipients

The Dowd Fellowship is awarded to a faculty member in engineering to recognize educational contributions and to encourage the undertaking of an educational project such as textbook writing, educational technology development, laboratory experience improvement, educational software, or course and curriculum development.

  • 2014 -- John Kitchin (ChemE)
  • 2012 -- Jeanne VanBriesen (CEE)
  • 2011 -- Erik Ydstie (ChemE)
  • 2010 -- Jelena Kovacevic (BME)

  • 2009 -- Marija D. Ilic (ECE and EPP)

  • 2008 -- Jose Moura (ECE)

  • 2007 -- Award not given this year

  • 2006 -- Cliff Davidson (CEE)

  • 2005 -- Daniel Stancil (ECE)

  • 2004 -- Larry Cartwright (CEE)

  • 2003 -- Award not given this year

  • 2002 -- Vijayakumar Bhagavatula (ECE)

  • 2001 -- Michael Domach (ChemE and BME)

  • 2000 -- J. Cagan (MechE)

  • 1999 -- E. Rubin (EPP)

  • 1998 -- J. Bielak (CEE) and J. Wickert (MechE)

  • 1997 -- P. Steif (MechE)

  • 1996 -- M. Jhon (ChemE)

 

Winners of the Steven J. Fenves Award for Systems Research

The Steven J. Fenves Award for Systems Research will be presented to one or more individuals within Carnegie Mellon every year who have made a significant contribution to Systems research in areas relevant to ICES. The award will consist of a plaque and a gold medal or $1,500. This will be given individually to all awardees in the event that there is more than one award in any year. The award is to be presented annually (if appropriate), but no less than once every two years.

  • 2014 -- Greg Ganger (ECE)
  • 2012 -- Marija Ilic (ECE and EPP)
  • 2011 -- Nick Sahinidis (ChemE)
  • 2010 -- Gregory Lowry (CEE) and Ragunathan (Raj) Rajkumar (ECE)

  • 2009 -- Burcu Akinci (CEE)

  • 2008 -- James Antaki (BME)

  • 2007 -- Lee Weiss (ICES)

  • 2006 -- James Garrett (CEE)

  • 2005 -- Susan Finger (CEE) and Eswaran (Sub) Subrahmanian (ICES)

  • 2004 -- Larry Biegler (ChemE)

  • 2003 -- Asim Smailagic, ICES Research Professor

  • 2002 -- Sarosh Talukdar (ECE)

  • 2001 -- Chris Hendrickson (CEE), and Ulrich Flemming of the School of Architecture

  • 2000 -- Ignacio Grossmann (ChemE)

  • 1999 -- D. Siewiorek (ECE)

  • 1998 -- A. Westerberg (ChemE)

 

George Tallman Ladd Research Award Winners

The G.T. Ladd award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of outstanding research and professional accomplishments and potential. The award is in the form of a memento and an honorarium. More than one award may be made in each year.

  • 2014 -- Chris Bettinger (MSE and BME) and Gabriela Hug (ECE and EPP)
  • 2012 -- David Brumley (ECE) and Adam W. Feinberg (BME and MSE) 
  • 2011 -- Onur Mutlu (ECE) and Shawn Litster (MechE)

  • 2010 -- Bruno Sinopoli (ECE) and Yongjie (Jessica) Zhang (MechE)
  • 2009 -- Jay F. Whitacre (MSE and EPP)

  • 2008 -- Mohammad Islam (MSE and ChemE) and David Ricketts (ECE)

  • 2007 -- Jeremy Michalek (MechE) and Kenneth Mai (ECE)

  • 2006 -- Shelly Anna (MechE) and Xiadong (Dawn) Song (ECE)

  • 2005 -- Philip LeDuc (MechE)

  • 2004 -- Diana Marculescu (ECE)

  • 2003 -- Burcu Akinci (CEE)

  • 2002 -- Radu Marculescu (ECE)

  • 2001 -- Jeanne VanBriesen (CEE)

  • 2000 -- D. Sholl (ChemE) and A. Robinson (EPP and MechE)

  • 1999 -- H. Choset (MechE) and P. Koopman (ECE)

  • 1998 -- K. Shimada (MechE)

  • 1997 -- Not awarded

  • 1996 -- G. Fedder (ECE), M. DeGraef (MSE) and W. Messner (MechE)

  • 1995 -- S. Pandis and R. Tilton (ChemE)

  • 1994 -- T. Pollock (MSE)

  • 1993 -- J. Sinclair (ChemE) and J. Wickert (MechE)

  • 1992 -- R. Bianchini (ECE) and T. Kurfess (MechE and EPP)

  • 1991 -- C. Amon (MechE) and D. Dzombak (CEE)

  • 1990 -- S. Saigal (CEE) and R. Sturgess (MechE)

  • 1989 -- P. Khosla (ECE)

  • 1988 -- E. Schlesinger (ECE)

  • 1987 -- R. Rutenbar (ECE)

  • 1986 -- B. Krough (ECE) and P. Steif (MechE)

  • 1985 -- A. Strojwas (ECE) and G. McRae (ChemE)

  • 1984 -- W. Johnson (Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science)

  • 1983 -- H. Henein (Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science)

  • 1982 -- F. Prinz (MechE and Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science)

  • 1981 -- M. Jhon (ChemE)

  • 1980 -- P. Wright (MechE), C. Davidson (CEE) and E. Suuberg (ChemE)

  • 1979 -- J. Hoburg (ECE)


Outstanding Research Award Winners

The Outstanding Research Award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of an exceptional research contribution that has enhanced the reputation of CIT in a global or national context. This award is for a research accomplishment that has occurred during the candidates' time in CIT and has received significant praise from experts in the field. This award is designed to recognize a singular research accomplishment and is not meant to recognize an accumulated record of accomplishments. The award consists of a certificate and an honorarium. The award will be given annually (if appropriate).

    • 2014 -- Radu Marculescu (ECE)
    • 2012 -- Kenji Shimada (MechE)
    • 2011 -- Lorenz T. Biegler (ChemE)

    • 2010 -- Jian-Gang (Jimmy) Zhu (ECE)

    • 2009 -- Neil M. Donahue (ChemE and EPP) and Allen L. Robinson (MechE and EPP)

    • 2008 -- Vijayakumar Bhagavatula and Marios Savvides (ECE)

    • 2007 -- Jonathan Cagan (MechE)

    • 2006 -- Josa Moura and Markus Pueschel (ECE)

    • 2005-- Stanley Charap (ECE)

    • 2004 -- Jacobo Bielak (CEE), Omar Ghattas (CEE) and David O'Hallaron (ECE), and Research Engineer Volkan Akcelik

    • 2003 -- David Laughlin (MSE) and David Lambeth (ECE)

    • 2002 -- Andrzej Strojwas (ECE) and Wojciech Maly (ECE)

    • 2001 -- Jerry Griffin (MechE)

     

    Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching Award Winners

    The B.R. Teare Teaching Award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of excellence in engineering education. The award consists of a memento and an honorarium. More than one award may be made in any year.

    • 2014 -- Alan McGaughey (MechE)
    • 2012 -- Fred Higgs (MechE) and Larry Pileggi (ECE)
    • 2011 -- James F. Hoburg (ECE)

    • 2010 -- Philip LeDuc (MechE) and Adrian Perrig (ECE)

    • 2009 -- Jack L. Beuth, Jr. (MechE) and Priya Narasimhan (ECE)

    • 2008 -- William Messner (MechE)

    • 2007 -- Sridhar Seetharaman (MSE)

    • 2006 -- Irving Oppenheim (CEE)

    • 2005 -- Tsuhan Chen (ECE)

    • 2004 -- Susan Finger (CEE)

    • 2003 -- Paul Steif (MechE)

    • 2002 -- Jonathan Cagan (MechE)

    • 2001 -- Ed Schlesinger (ECE)

    • 2000 -- Jonathan Wickert (MechE)

    • 1999 -- David Laughlin (MSE)

    • 1998 -- Cristina Amon (MechE) and Spyros Pandis (ChemE)

    • 1997 -- Jerry Griffin (MechE)

    • 1996 -- Sunil Saigal (CEE)

    • 1995 -- Alan Cramb (MSE)

    • 1994 -- Sue McNeil (CEE and EPP)

    • 1993 -- Larry Cartwright (CEE)

    • 1992 -- Cliff Davidson (CEE and EPP)

    • 1991 -- Marvin Sirbu

    • 1990 -- Rob Rutenbar (ECE)

    • 1989 -- S. Fenves (CEE)

    • 1988 -- W. Maly (ECE)

    • 1987 -- C. Hendrickson (CEE)

    • 1986 -- E. Ko (ChemE)

    • 1985 -- T. Au (CEE)

    • 1984 -- M. Jhon (ChemE)

    • 1983 -- F. Prinz (MechE)

    • 1982 -- P. Christiano (CEE)

    • 1981 -- W. Whittaker (CEE)