2014 Faculty and Staff Institute Honors List

Recognizing outstanding performance on behalf of Georgia Tech

Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who were honored at the 2014 Faculty  and Staff Honors Luncheon on April 11. 

Georgia Tech Chapter Sigma Xi Awards

Young Faculty Awards
Satish Kumar, Mechanical Engineering
Christopher Rozell, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sustained Research Award
C.F. Jeff Wu, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Institute Research Awards

Outstanding Achievement in Research Enterprise Enhancement
Mary Hallisey Hunt, Strategic Energy Institute

Outstanding Achievement in Research Innovation
Mark Prausnitz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Advisor
John Cressler, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Outstanding Faculty Leadership for the Development of Graduate Research Assistants
Kenneth Sandhage, Materials Science and Engineering

Outstanding Faculty Research Author
Seth Marder, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Outstanding Achievement in Research Program Development
Gang Bao, Biomedical Engineering 

ANAK Award
Christine Valle, College of Engineering 

Outstanding Staff Performance Awards
Phyllis Means, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research
David Knobbe and Matthew Marcus, Campus Recreation Center
D. Matthew Watkins, Georgia Tech Police Department
Dustin Hamilton, Campus Recreation Center
Stephanie Ray, Dean of Students 

Outstanding Management in Action Award
Marc Pline, Biology 

Administrative Excellence Award
David Williams, Campus Recreation Center 

Undergraduate Educator Awards
Michael Rodgers, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chrissy Spencer Biology 

Innovation and Excellence in Laboratory Instruction Award
Essy Behravesh, Biomedical Engineering

CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards
J. Brandon Dixon, Mechanical Engineering
Flavio Fenton, Physics
Brian Hammer, Biology
Kamran Paynabar, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Anne Pollock, Literature, Media, and Communication
Kari E. Watkins, Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Education Partnership Awards
Eric Gaucher, School of Biology
Ryan Randall, School of Biology

Curriculum Innovation Award
Amy Pritchett, Aerospace Engineering 

Innovation in Co-Curricular Education Award
Jennifer Leavey, College of Sciences 

Faculty Award for Academic Outreach
Stefan France, Chemistry and Biochemistry 

Eichholz Faculty Teaching Awards
Linda Green, Biology
Donald Webster, Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Steven A. Denning Faculty Award for Global Engagement
Michael Best, International Affairs 

Academic Advisor Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advising: Staff
Kim Paige, Biomedical Engineering

Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advising: Faculty
Linda Green, Biology 

Faculty Honors Committee Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor (Faculty) Award
Margaret Kosal, International Affairs
Kenneth Gall, Materials Science and Engineering

Outstanding Professional Education Award
A.P. Sakis Meliopoulos, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Outstanding Service Award
Michael Hunter, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Class of 1934 Outstanding Innovative Use of Education Technology Award
James Hamblen, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activity Award
Bernard Kippelen, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award
Joel Sokol, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher
Mike Stilman, Interactive Computing

Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award
Zhong Lin Wang, Materials Science and Engineering