To recognize faculty members for outstanding career achievements in research and/or creative activity. In recognition of national and international acclaim for dedication to academic excellence through research and exemplary contributions to understanding in a field of specialization.
Eligibility and Criteria
More than 16 years of professional experience since PhD; at least 5 years at ISU. Significant portion of work being considered must have been done at ISU CoE. Winners of University award for oustanding research and Distinguished professors are not eligible to apply. Must be ISU employees at the time of convocation (award ceremony).
There shall be evidence of acceptance of the results of the research through citations or applications by other workers and/or by industry, and of contributions to understanding through books or technical articles which have lasting in influence on engineering education and practice. Only one recipient will be chosen in any one year. The award will not be given in years when outstanding achievement, though meritorious, does not meet the qualifications.
Please combine documents into a single PDF file before submission.
- Nomination cover page (includes statement by department chair regarding PRS splits), summary statement on how candidate’s accomplishments compare to norms in discipline and career stage;
- CoE format Vita;
- Statement of accomplishment and impact of research and mentorship of students/post-docs (up to 4 pages);
- Three letters from peers (no more than one from within ISU);
Submit a CoE Award Nomination
Fall 2018, Kejin Wang, Wilson Professor of Engineering, civil, construction and environmental engineering
Fall 2017, Sarah Ryan, Joseph Walkup Professor, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering