This award is given annually to recognize excellence in teaching scholarship and/or professional society educational initiatives, as defined by the criteria below. The recipient of this award will receive a plaque, a cash prize of $500, and a $750 travel allotment to attend the awards ceremony. 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.
Refer to the nomination package for the required submission requirements.
Eligibility: All AEESP members are eligible for this award, except for previous recipients of the award. This award is open to nomination at any rank.
|2022||Kerry Howe||University of New Mexico|
|2020||Jeffrey A. Cunningham||University of South Florida|
|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|