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Honors and Awards

Each year, we honor individuals who have exhibited exemplary service either to the College of Engineering or to society, in general. 

Engineering Leader of the Year

Each year, College of Engineering selects an individual who exemplifies excellence in their field as the Engineering Leader of the Year. The award is presented to an individual who demonstrates leadership in the development of technology-based solutions to societal problems, and serves as an example of outstanding achievement for current and future generations of engineers.

See list of honorees.

Alumni Circle of Distinction

The College of Engineering is distinguished by its accomplished alumni.  In our gratitude for their significant contributions, the College inducts alumni into the Circle of Distinction annually.  This award is the highest honor that we bestow on alumni who have shown exemplary support for the College of Engineering and the University. 

Teaching, Research and Professional Staff Awards

Faculty and professional staff at the College of Engineering are dedicated to providing a quality experience to all students.  Each year, a select few whose commitment to our mission has gone beyond all expectations are honored with the following awards:

Outstanding Teacher
Outstanding Research Professor
Outstanding Research Associate Professor
Outstanding Assistant Professor
Outstanding Service
Outstanding Professional Staff

Read about this year’s winners.