College of Engineering

College of Engineering Awards

Submit all materials as a single PDF to engineering@mtu.edu by 5 p.m. on February 15.

College of Engineering Research Excellence Award

Eligibility

Any faculty member in the College except those who have already won the campus Research Award, or who currently hold a University Professorship, Distinguished Professorship, Endowed Professorship, or Endowed Chair. Eligible faculty definition includes tenured, tenure-track, instructional, and research positions.

Criteria

Candidate has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Technology Transfer
  • Graduate Education

Application package

  • One-page nomination letter from Department
  • 3-page (maximum) document describing the nature of the accomplishments
  • Full C.V.
  • Google Scholar summary report of publications, citations, and h-index where appropriate. Include Google Scholar link.
  • No recommendation letters
  • No copies of publications, patents, etc.

Deadline: February 15, 2019

College of Engineering Early Career Research Excellence Award

Eligibility

Any faculty member in the College who is in their tenth year or less of faculty service at Michigan Tech and elsewhere. Eligible faculty definition includes tenured, tenure-track, instructional, and research positions.

Criteria

Candidate has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Technology Transfer
  • Graduate Education

Application package

  • One-page nomination letter from Department
  • 3-page (maximum) document describing the nature of the accomplishments
  • Full C.V.
  • Google Scholar summary report of publications, citations, and h-index where appropriate. Include Google Scholar link.
  • No recommendation letters
  • No copies of publications, patents, etc.

Deadline: February 15, 2019

College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

Eligibility

Any faculty member in the College except those who have already won a campus Teaching Award. Eligible faculty definition includes tenured, tenure-track, instructional, and research positions.

Criteria

Candidate has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Outstanding teaching
  • Innovative teaching methods
  • Innovations in curriculum design
  • Innovations in Senior Design or laboratory experiences
  • Excellence in advising and mentoring undergraduate or graduate students

Application package

  • One-page nomination letter from Department
  • 3-page (maximum) document describing the nature of the accomplishments, including summaries of student teaching evaluations and/or peer teaching evaluations where appropriate
  • Documentation of teaching evaluations (Jackson Center and/or peer)
  • Full C.V.
  • No recommendation letters

Additional Data

COE Awards Committee may work with Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning to poll students currently enrolled in nominees’ courses.

Deadline: February 15, 2019

College of Engineering Service Excellence Award

Eligibility

Any faculty member in the College. Eligible faculty definition includes tenured, tenure-track, instructional, and research positions.

Criteria

Candidate has demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Mentoring of faculty and/or staff
  • Service well above and beyond normal expectations to the Department and/or College and/or University
  • Promoting an inclusive commUNITY environment for employees and students
  • Service to student and/or community groups

Application package

  • One-page nomination letter from Department
  • 3-page (maximum) document describing the nature of the accomplishments
  • Full C.V.
  • No recommendation letters

Deadline: February 15, 2019