College of Engineering Faculty/Research Staff Excellence Awards

Teaching Award
Presented to a faculty member in the College of Engineering whose activities and accomplishments demonstrate unusually significant and meritorious achievement in teaching during the previous three academic years.

1989–90
Norbert R. Malik
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1990–91
Joseph J. Pignatiello
Industrial Engineering

1991–92
David G. Rethwisch
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1992–93
Wayne L. Paulson
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1993–94
Mark S. Andersland
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1994–95
Forrest M. Holly
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1995–96
Gene F. Parkin
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1996–97
M. Asghar Bhatti
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1997–98
Pedro J. Alvarez
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Victor G. J. Rodgers
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1998–99
Thomas L. Casavant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1999–2000
William E. Eichinger
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2000–01
Tonya L. Peeples
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2001–02
David W. Murhammer
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2002–03
John D. Lee
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

H. S. Udaykumar
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2003–04
Nicole M. Grosland
Biomedical Engineering

2004–05
Ralph I. Stephens
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2005–06
Er-Wei Bai
Electrical and Computer Engineering

John M. Wiencek
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2006–07
Wilfrid A. Nixon
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2007–08
David G. Wilder
Biomedical Engineering

2008–09
Gary E. Christensen
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2009–10
Anton Kruger
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2010–11
A. Allen Bradley, Jr.
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2011–12
Soura Dasgupta
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2012–13
Mona Garvin
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sarah Vigmostad
Biomedical Engineering

2013–14
James H.J. Buchholz
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Service Award
Presented to a faculty member in the College of Engineering who has made significant service contributions to the College of Engineering.

1992–93
Steve M. Collins
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1993–94
Forrest M. Holly
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1994–95
Krishnan B. Chandran
Biomedical Engineering

1995–96
Kyung K. Choi
Mechanical Engineering

1996–97
John M. Liittschwager
Industrial Engineering

1997–98
Wilfrid A. Nixon
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1998–99
Jerald L. Schnoor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1999–2000
Theodore F. Smith
Mechanical Engineering

2000–01
Lea-Der Chen
Mechanical Engineering

2001–02
Gregory R. Carmichael
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2002–03
Christoph Beckermann
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2003–04
Victor G. J. Rodgers
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2004–05
Robert Ettema
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2005–06
Edwin L. Dove
Biomedical Engineering

2006–07
David G. Wilder
Biomedical Engineering

2007–08
Tonya L. Peeples
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2008–09
A. Jacob Odgaard
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2009–10
Larry J. Weber
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2010–11
Julie L. P. Jessop
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2011–12
Geb W. Thomas
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2012–13
Yong Chen
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2013–14
David Rethwisch
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Research Award
Presented to a faculty member in the College of Engineering who has made significant contributions to the advancement of engineering science and technology.

1992–93
Edward J. Haug
Mechanical Engineering

1993–94
Karl E. Lonngren
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1994–95
Adrian W. Korpel
Electrical and Computer Engineering

1995–96
Virendra C. Patel
Mechanical Engineering

1996–97
Andrew Kusiak
Industrial Engineering

1997–98
Jerald L. Schnoor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1998–99
Gregory R. Carmichael
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1999–2000
Vijay K. Goel
Biomedical Engineering

2000–01
Witold F. Krajewski
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2001–02
Sudhakar M. Reddy
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2002–03
Kyung K. Choi
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2003–04
Alec B. Scranton
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2004–05
Jasbir Arora
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2005–06
Krishnan B. Chandran
Biomedical Engineering

2006–07
Karim Abdel-Malek
Biomedical Engineering

2007–08
Michelle M. Scherer
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2008–09
Gene F. Parkin
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2009–10
Thomas L. Casavant
Biomedical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2010–11
Christoph Beckermann
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2011–12
Fred Stern
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2012–13
Keri Hornbuckle
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2013–14
George S. Constantinescu
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Staff Research Award
Presented to a staff member in the College of Engineering who has made significant contributions to the advancement of engineering science and technology.

2002–03
Anton Kruger
IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering

2004–05
Marian Muste
IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering

2005–06
Chris Coretsopoulos
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2006–07
Richard Hardin
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2007–08
Rajankumar Bhatt
Center for Computer-Aided Design

2008–09
Craig Just
Civil and Environmental Engineering
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2010–11
Timothy Marler
Center for Computer-Aided Design

2012–13
Jianming Yang
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2013–14
Radoslaw "Radek" Goska
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

 

Board of Regents Faculty Excellence Award
Presented to a faculty member by the Iowa Board of Regents for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Regents institutions as well as the State of Iowa.

1992
Edward J. Haug
Mechanical Engineering

1993
Jerald L. Schnoor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1994
Virendra C. Patel
Mechanical Engineering

1998
Gregory R. Carmichael
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1999
Gene F. Parkin
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2003
Kyung K. Choi
Mechanical Engineering

2004
Krishnan B. Chandran
Biomedical Engineering

2007
Alec B. Scranton
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2009
Er-Wei Bai
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2010
Witold Krajewski
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2011
Milan Sonka
Electrical and Computer Engineering

2012
Karim Abdel-Malek
Biomedical Engineering

2014
Larry J. Weber
Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award
Presented to a staff member by the Iowa Board of Regents for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Regents institutions as well as the State of Iowa.

1997
Craig Just
Civil and Environental Engineering

1997
James Goss
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

1999
Fred W. Streicher
Office of the Dean

2000
Cornelia Mutel
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2002
Tatsuaki Nakato
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2009
Rebecca A. M. Whitaker
Student Development Center

2011
Marian Muste
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

Cornelia Mutel
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

 

The University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Award
Presented to a staff member of The University of Iowa for outstanding accomplishments and contributions that significantly benefited or brought honor or recognition to the University.

1989
Beverly Palmer
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1990
Jane Frank
Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research
1991
Connie Lange
Mechanical Engineering

1993
Rebecca Rowe
Office of the Dean

1994
Marlene Janssen
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

1996
Edwin E. Taylor III
Undergraduate Programs/Career Services Office

1996
Diane Schaeffer
Civil and Environmental Engineering

1997
Twila Meder
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2006
Linda Wheatley
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

2007
Diana Harris
Computer Systems Support

2008
Wendy Brentner
Office of the Dean

2013
Susan Beckett
Engineering Computer Services

 

Mary Sheedy Staff Excellence Award
Presented to an Engineering staff member who provides outstanding service to the College of Engineering, has a positive attitude that impacts and improves the work atmosphere within the College, leaves a lasting impression with the College and its constituents, and demonstrates a commitment to the College and its mission. The award honors the late Mary Sheedy, secretary in the Office of the Dean from 1928-1969.

2005–06
Rebecca S. Rowe
Office of the Dean

2006–07
Doug A. Eltoft
Computer Systems Support

2007–08
Jane M. Dorman
Student Development Center

2008–09
Judy Holland
Civil and Environmental Engineering

2009–10
Susan Beckett
Computer Systems Support

 

2010–11
Natalie Potter
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering

2011–12
Margaret Evans
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

2012–13
Sarah Williams
Engineering Computer Services

2013–14
Cathy Kern
Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Community Engagement Award
Presented to a staff member whose volunteer activities demonstrate outstanding service to the University community, their profession, or the wider community, and whose imagination and dedication that goes beyond the scope of her/his position in the College of Engineering.

2010–11
Deborah Hampton
Center for Computer-Aided Design

2011–12
Dan Ceynar
IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2013–14
Megan Allen
Engineering Student Services