Pratt School Awards

Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award is given each year to an outstanding educator nominated by the engineering students and selected by a faculty committee. These faculty inspire students to learn and apply, engage students in the classroom and share their love of engineering.

2016    Brenton D. Hoffmann
2015    Andrew D. Hilton
2014    Rebecca Simmons
2013    Roger Barr
2012    Neal Simmons
2011    Jonathan Protz
2010    Joseph Nadeau
2009    Craig Henriquez
2008    Wanda Krassowska
2007    Kathryn Nightingale
2006    Henri Gavin
2005    Donald B. Bliss
2004    Lisa Gresham Huettel
2003    Charles M. Harman
2002    Gary A. Ybarra
2001    George W. Pearsall

Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award

The Distinguished Research Award is given each year to an outstanding researcher nominated by the department chairs and selected by a faculty committee. These faculty inspire their colleagues, serve others, contribute to the knowledge base and have a deep passion for their work.

2016    Jungsang Kim
2015    Jeffrey T. Glass
2014    Nenad Bursac
2013    Stefano Curtarolo
2012    Gabriel Lopez
2011    Nimmi Ramanujam
2010    Kam Leong
2009    Mark Wiesner
2008    Piotr Marszalek
2007    David Brady
2006    David Smith
2005    Ashutosh Chilkoti
2004    Karl G. Linden
2003    Ashutosh Chilkoti
2002    Lawrence Carin
2001    Lori Setton

Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award is given each year to a member of the faculty in recognition of superior dedication to undergraduate teaching nominated by the engineering students and selected by a faculty committee.

2016    Roger W. Nightingale
2015    Charles S. Wallace Jr.
2014    Elizabeth Bucholz
2013    Lisa Huettel
2012    Mark Palmeri
2011    Daniel Sorin
2010    Robert Malkin
2009    Brian Mann
2008    Benjamin Yellen
2007    Joseph Nadeau
2006    John Board
2005    Laurence N. Bohs

Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research

In annually recognizing the career achievements of one individual, this award honors all of our engineering faculty, who, over the years, through excellence in both teaching and research have challenged and nurtured our students and strongly contributed to knowledge.

2016    Jennifer L. West
2015    Kathryn R. Nightingale
2014    Lori Setton
2013    Charles Gersbach
2012    Stefan Zauscher
2011    Gregg Trahey
2010    David Katz
2009    Steve Cummer
2008    Warren Grill
2007    Earl Dowell
2006    Adam Wax
2005    Leslie M. Collins

Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

In recognizing one individual each year, this award honors all members of our engineering community, who, over the years, through excellence in mentoring and advising have nurtured and guided students and colleagues, thereby helping build a better future.

2016    Claudia K. Gunsch
2015    Jenny Sloop Johnson
2014    Charles Parker
2013    LaTondra Murray
2012    Bridget Fletcher
2011    Devendra Garg
2010    Krishnendu Chakrabarty
2009    Pei Zhong
2008    Joseph Izatt
2007    George Truskey
2006    Linda Franzoni and David Schaad
2005    Michael R. Gustafson II

The Dean’s Award for Leadership in Program and Operational Excellence

Established in 2013, this award is given to a faculty member or staff leader who excels in managing and enhancing programs that impact the Pratt community. Considerations for the award include operational excellence, responsiveness to program participants and continuous improvement through the integration of new tools and process innovations.

2016   Deborah Fraze
2015   Minnie Glymph
2014   Mark Walters
2013   Rebecca Dupre